Araripesaurus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Araripesaurus lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in South America. The first Araripesaurus fossil was discovered in 1971.

Quick facts about Araripesaurus:

  • Existed from Albian Age to 109 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Had a body mass of approximately 3272 g
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Araripesaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore: