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A plundered pterosaur reveals the extinct flyer’s extreme headgear

Artist's rendering of Tupandactylus navigans

A newly described fossil of the pterosaur Tupandactylus navigans (artist’s impression) preserves the soft tissue of its huge head crest, which might have made it clumsier in the air. Credit: Victor Beccari

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Nature 597, 10 (2021)




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