Fossil of largest Jurassic pterosaur found on SkyeFriday 25th February 2022
Fossil of largest Jurassic pterosaur found on Skye
The world’s largest Jurassic pterosaur – a 170-million-year-old winged reptile – has been found protruding from the rocks of the Isle of Skye.
PhD student Amelia Penny spotted its sharp-toothed jaw in a layer of ancient limestone on Skye’s coast.
That initial discovery, in 2017, has now been followed up with detailed examination of the fossil skeleto