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Readers Respond to the October 2019 Issue

Readers Respond to the October 2019 Issue

PTEROSAUR HEAD

“Monsters of the Mesozoic Skies,” Michael B. ’s article on , gives the discussion of their likely flight mechanisms I have ever read! Some large and bills, such as pelicans, fly with their neck retracted over their back so that the weight of the head and bill are close to the shoulders (and thus the center of lift). Would such posture be a way for pterosaurs to maintain better balance during flight?