New species of pterosaur discovered in Patagonia

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Scientists today announced the discovery of a new species of pterosaur from the Patagonia region of South America. The cranial remains were in an excellent state of preservation and belonged to a new species of pterosaur from the Early Jurassic. The researchers have named this new species ‘Allkauren koi’ from the native Tehuelche word ‘all’ for ‘brain’ and ‘karuen’ for ‘ancient.’

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