pteranodonContrary to popular belief, the pteranodon, a genus of Pterosaur, was a reptile but not a dinosaur. In fact no pterosaur, including pterodactyls, is a dinosaur. Here are some quick facts for the pteranodon:

lived during the late Cretaceous geological period of North America

1,200 specimens found, more than any other Pterosaur

adult male wingspan measured 18 feet

fed primarily on fish

characterized by the  crest on its head, which was probably used for mating displays

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