9 Fascinating Facts About Eurazhdarcho That Kids Will Love


Eurazhdarcho is an Extinct genus of azhdarchid pterosaur that was found in the Transylvanian Basin in Romania and belonged to the Late Cretaceous period.

It's fossil remains go far back to 69 million years. It's wingspan is estimated to be 3 metres wide!

This species lived in a marine environment, with the ability to fly. Read on for more interesting facts about the Eurazhdarcho species.

Eurazhdarcho Interesting Facts

How do you pronounce 'Eurazhdarcho'?

It is pronounced 'Eur-az-dar-coe'.

What type of dinosaur was a Eurazhdarcho?

The species is a type of azhdarchid pterosaur.

In which geological period did the Eurazhdarcho roam the Earth?

The species belonged to the Maastrichtian of the Late Cretaceous era.

When did the Eurazhdarcho become Extinct?

It is unknown when exactly they became Extinct.

Where did Eurazhdarcho live?

They lived in the Transylvanian Basin of Romania.

What was Eurazhdarcho's habitat?

They were found in a terrestrial habitat.

Who did the Eurazhdarcho live with?

It is unclear if they lived in packs or individually.

How long did a Eurazhdarcho live?

The lifespan of the dinosaur is not clear as only one of this species has been found.

How did they reproduce?

They reproduced via eggs.

Eurazhdarcho Fun Facts

What did the Eurazhdarcho look like?

The one fossil found suggests that the unique traits are from the cervical neck vertebrae of the pterosaur. The neck is well developed, elongated and pointing outwards at a 30 degree angle.

The Eurazhdarcho are types of pterosaurs.

How many bones did a Eurazhdarcho have?

The total number of bones is unclear as there has only been one fossil of this species found.

How did they communicate?

Their method of communication is not yet determined.

How big was the Eurazhdarcho?

The wingspan was estimated to be 9.8 ft (3 m).

How fast could a Eurazhdarcho move?

The speed of these dinosaurs is unknown.

How much did a Eurazhdarcho weigh?

The weight of this pterosaur is undetermined.

What were the male and female names of the species?

There are no separate names for the different sexes.

What would you call a baby Eurazhdarcho?

A baby Eurazhdarcho can be called a hatchling.

How aggressive were they?

Their level of aggression is uncertain.

Did You Know…

The fossil specimen of the Eurazhdarcho is so rare that not much has been discovered by paleontologists.

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

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