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Ornithodesmus cluniculus

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Ornithodesmus cluniculus is a genus of deinonychosaurian theropod,who lived in england. Once thought to be a pterosaur, it turned out that the holotype fossil is a mix between both, the pterosaur was renamed into istiodactylus, while ornithodesmus is the name for the dinosaur. It was ca 1,5 metres long and a carnivore
first on DA :D
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Image size
3648x2736px 3.6 MB
Make
PENTACON
Model
PENTACON DCZ 10.4
Shutter Speed
1/279 second
Aperture
F/2.8
Focal Length
6 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Jun 28, 2009, 9:50:51 AM
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Arbiter10123's avatar
I can see why it was thought to be a pterosaur
Paleo-King's avatar
Bakker mentioned this species in Raptor Red, as a pterosaur. Funny that it actually turned out to be a raptor itself!