Shanag was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Ömnögovi (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Shanag:

  • Existed from Lower Cretaceous Epoch to 100.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Shanag was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • B. Andres and M. A. Norell. 2005. The first record of a pterosaur from the Early Cretaceous strata of Öösh (Övörkhangai; Mongolia). American Museum Novitates 3472:1-6