Pteranodon was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Pteranodon lived during the Late Cretaceous and resided in North America. The first Pteranodon fossil was discovered in 1876.

Quick facts about Pteranodon:

  • Existed from 89.8 million years ago to 70.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Had a body mass of approximately 36680 g
  • 39 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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