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Kansas Pterosaur Comes Home
Photograph by Jonathan Blair (Model provided by Dinamation Integration International Corporation)

Flying by wires, a model Pteranodon longiceps takes to the air over western Kansas. Remains of the species were found in the Niobrara chalk, laid down about 85 million years ago on the floor of a broad seaway that covered much of mid-continental North America. Fossils found in such marine deposits prove that some pterosaurs were strong long-distance aviators.



Camera: EOS-1
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 20-35mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/125 @ f/11
Weather Conditions: Clear
Time of Day: 2 p.m.
Lighting Techniques: Natural light



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