Pterodactylus (pronounced ter-oh-DAK-til-us) and (meaning "wing finger") was a pterosaur with up to a 2.5 foot wide wingspan. Its head contained long, narrow jaws and sharp teeth, but it had no head crest on top. It is known to have lived in what is now Tanzania, England, France, and Germany during the late Jurassic period. It was not a dinosaur, but type of extinct, flying reptile that lived during the late Jurassic period. It reproduced by laying eggs. Pterodactylus was named by Rafinesque in 1815
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