Quetzalcoatlus: Bird or Dinosaur?

Quetzalcoatlus: Bird or Dinosaur?

The enormous, pterodactyl-like quetzalcoatlus may seem like a dinosaur, but technically is not. This video explains why all birds are dinosaurs, but the quetzalcoatlus and other similar creatures were simply flying reptiles.


Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    Hummingbirds are considered dinosaurs, although some flying "dinosaurs" aren't actually considered dinosaurs. (0:16)

  • 2

    During the time of the dinosaurs, there were many "winged lizards". (1:26)

  • 3

    Birds evolved from two-legged land animals. (2:04)

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