sinomacrops

  • Adorable ‘Porg’ Pterosaur Flapped Above Jurassic China

    Adorable ‘Porg’ Pterosaur Flapped Above Jurassic China

    As the sun sets over what will become northern China in 160 million years, something small dives between the trunks of tree ferns, intercepting a dragonfly mid-flight. It lands in the canopy to gulp down its squirming prize. The big-eyed, arrestingly cute critter is a newly described species of pterosaur named Sinomacrops bondei, apparently evolution’s…