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In recent weeks, paleontologists have reported four new species of prehistoric flying reptiles dating back to the mid-Cretaceous, or about 100 million years ago all found in Morocco.

Three new species of toothed pterosaur, all part of the Ornithocheiridae family, identified from chunks of jaws studded with pointed teeth, were first reported last month in the journal Cretaceous Research.

The addition of these four new species brings the total number of pterosaurs discovered at the Kem Kem Beds to ten, split evenly between toothed and toothless flyers.


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