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pterodactyl in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpterodactylpter‧o‧dac‧tyl /ˌterəˈdæktɪl $ -tl, -tɪl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBAa large flying animal that lived many millions of years ago
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pterodactylWe have no way of knowing whether any other animals now extinct - pterodactyls perhaps? - also evolved the technology independently.Some like dragons with wings, others great birds like pterodactyls.The Jet Ranger arced upwards, a big prehistoric pterodactyl lurching blindly in its death throes.