How to pronouce it's name: Terr-oh-dak-till-us
Definition of name: "Flight Finger"
Lived when: Smaller Pterodactyls emerged at the beginning of the Jurrasic
period. The larger family members were towards the end of the Jurassic
Died out when: At the end of the Cretaceous period along with the Dinosaurs
Type of food eaten: Carnivorous (flying insects, small lizards and fish,
like modern day vultures they also scavenged on dead creatures).
Fossils found where: Southern England, France, Germany and as far away
as Tanzania and Africa.
Creature fact: Despite appearances and the ability to fly, they are
not related to birds or mammals (ie, bats); they are in fact, flying reptiles