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Pterodactylus kochi
Dimensions: Size when on display: 210 × 160mm (8 1/4 × 6 5/16in.)
Place Object Found: Bavaria
Department: Earth Sciences
Accession Number: 0132
This specimen is a cast of a remarkable fossil of a Pterodactyl - an extinct flying reptile which lived at the same time as the Dinosaurs, around 150 million years ago. The original was found in Bavaria, but can now be seen at the Dinosaur Museum in Canberra, Australia. It shows all the fine detail, including hairs on the body, which strongly suggest the animal was warm blooded.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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