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Sightings of apparent living pterosaurs

Ropen Sighting in Ohio in Late 2016

By the modern-pterosaur expert Jonathan Whitcomb Last month I got an email from a man who lives in Gahanna, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. He and his teenaged son were driving near their home at 6:45 p.m. on December 19, … Continue reading

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A Few Sightings of Pterosaurs Reported in 2016

Be aware that an eyewitness may use one or more of a number of words for the flying creature that was observed: Dragon Flying dinosaur Pterodactyl Dinosaur bird Featherless flying creature The point is that these are featherless flying creatures and are generally … Continue reading

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New – Pterosaur Sightings in the United States

Details are now available on ninety important sighting reports: apparent pterosaurs in the lower-48 states of the USA, with data compiled at the end of 2012. These many details had been unavailable to the public before now (June of 2015). Why? … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs Carbon-Dated to < 40,000 Years BP

Assumptions About Pterosaur and Dinosaur Extinctions For generations, Americans and peoples of other Western countries have been indoctrinated, from early childhood, with continuous proclamations about all of the dinosaurs and pterosaurs becoming extinct many millions of years ago. The truth … Continue reading

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Dr. Prothero Attacks Living Pterosaurs

Readers of a recent post by Dr. Donald Prothero may think that I, Jonathan Whitcomb, have single-handedly deceived ignorant people into believing that pterosaurs are still alive. The paleontologist seems upset that my web pages dominate Google searches (and they used to dominate, … Continue reading

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Living Pterosaur in North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina – photo by James Willamor The sighting was reported on The Gear Page, an internet forum that is popular with some musicians. Because it’s not a cryptozoology forum, we can better see how Western cultural assumptions influence how people react … Continue reading

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Pterosaurs Living in Australia

This new ebook should be published on Amazon before the end of June: Live Pterosaurs in Australia and in Papua New Guinea. Although editing is still in progress, the Introduction will probably be the same or very similar, so here … Continue reading

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Size of Pterosaur Head

The size of the head of a flying creature sometimes gives us a clue that neither bird nor bat was observed, but a living pterosaur, especially when the head appears to be three feet or more in length. Scott Norman (the … Continue reading

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