Quetzalcoatlus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Quetzalcoatlus lived during the Late Cretaceous and resided in North America. The first Quetzalcoatlus fossil was discovered in 1975.

Quick facts about Quetzalcoatlus:

  • Existed from 72.1 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Could fly
  • Had a body mass of approximately 25906 g
  • 6 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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