A Giant Dinosaur's Awkward Takeoff -- and Landing | Video
By Clayton Ashley |
A video simulation of the giant pterosaur, Quetzalcoatlus, taking flight and landing. Their huge size and fragile wings required them to run on a downward-sloping runway before flapping their wings and taking off, and then landing in a similar way.
credit : Sankar Chatterjee, David Alexander and R. Jack Templin