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19 Amaze-wing Facts About The Volgadraco For Kids

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This animal could be found in Saratov in Volga region in Russia, Asia, and some other parts of the world. The scientific name Volgadraco bogolubovi paid tribute to a paleontologist from Russia named Nikolai Nikolaevich Bogolubov. Only some parts of the animal's lower jaw, vertebrae, and femur could be collected for further development in their study.

Volgadraco Interesting Facts

How do you pronounce 'Volgadraco'?

It is pronounced as 'Vawl-ga-dray-kow'.

What type of dinosaur was a Volgadraco?

This pterosaur from the Upper Cretaceous period was previously thought to belong to the Late Cretaceous azhdarchid family. More recent studies and articles have shown that this species may belong to the Pteranodontidae or Nyctosauridae family.

In which geological period did the Volgadraco roam the Earth?

This animal roamed the Earth during the Late Cretaceous or Upper Cretaceous period.

When did the Volgadraco become Extinct?

Volgadraco bogolubovi perhaps became Extinct at the end of the Late Cretaceous period.

Where did Volgadraco live?

They lived in European Russia. Their cranial remains were found in the Rybushka Formation in the Saratov region of Russia and also the Volga region. Specimens were also found in Kazakhstan and Central Russia, too.

What was the Volgadraco's habitat?

This species, which was earlier considered to be a Late Cretaceous azhdarchid, used to live on islands that were low and amidst a warm sea.

Who did the Volgadraco live with?

Their social behavior is not known.

How long did a Volgadraco live?

The lifespan of this pterosaur that was initially considered as a Late Cretaceous azhdarchid is unknown.

How did they reproduce?

This animal from the Upper Cretaceous period reproduced by laying eggs.

Volgadraco Fun Facts

What did the Volgadraco look like?

Not much is known about their appearance and development, except that these pterosaurs had a beak.

These animals were some of the earliest birds in the world.

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How many bones did a Volgadraco have?

The number of bones Volgadraco possessed is unknown.

How did they communicate?

Its communication method is unknown.

How big was the Volgadraco?

The wingspan of this pterosaur from Saratov measured about 3-4 ft (0.9-1.2 m). The lower jaw was a bit more than 4 in (10 cm).

How fast could a Volgadraco move?

The flight speed of this creature remains unknown.

How much did a Volgadraco weigh?

Their weight is unknown.

What were the male and female names of the species?

Both sexes are called pterosaurs.

What would you call a baby Volgadraco?

It is unknown what a baby Volgadraco would be called.

How aggressive were they?

Yes, they were somewhat aggressive.

Did You Know…

The Volgadraco can be said to be rare since it was only found in Russia and some parts of Asia.

We've been unable to source an image of Volgadraco and have used an image of pterosaur instead. If you are able to provide us with a royalty-free image of Volgadraco, we would be happy to credit you. Please contact us at [email protected].

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