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Scientific Testing of Dinosaur Bones: Carbon-14 Methods

This is about radiometric carbon dating of dinosaur fossils, but we need an introduction, for it also relates to reports of extant pterosaurs. Nikola Tesla once said, “The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane … Continue reading

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Did a Bird Snatch a Baby?

In the YouTube video called “Golden Eagle Snatches Kid” we could lose confidence in predatory birds, at least when we take children to play in a city park. What next? The whole thing was just an animation experiment, made by … Continue reading

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Pterosaur Extinction and Children

The “Pterosaur Eyewitness” blog has just put up a post as follows: More About the new Cryptozoology Book This morning, a thirteen-month-old boy was feeling sleepy, so he was put to bed with a children’s educational television show playing on … Continue reading

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Weird Bioluminescence

Today I’d like to write about the significance of bioluminescence in sightings of modern pterosaurs, especially in sightings within the United States. To start, we have something interesting written by a British writer, Chris Jensen Romer, a prolific blog writer … Continue reading

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Giant Bat or What?

Flying Creature With no Feathers Sometimes a person will refer to the flying fox as a “giant bat.” That type has many species, generally being fruit eaters, but it is the largest known bat, in general. At other times, somebody will … Continue reading

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Los Angeles County’s Modern Pterosaurs

Why would it be difficult to believe in modern pterosaurs that fly through the skies of Los Angeles County? Would the San Fernano Valley sighting appear too unbelievable because it is too close to Universal Studios? Then what about the … Continue reading

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“Modern Pterosaur” Magazine Parody

I was pleasantly surprised with the email that I recently received from Nick Smerker, for he linked to the superb image above. It’s a jolly parody of a modern ladys’ magazine cover, with funny things like the following: For the empowered … Continue reading

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Probability of a Modern Pterosaur

Statistical analysis has shown that the more credible reports of modern pterosaurs, as a whole, have not been tainted by hoaxes. But probability, in a simple form, can be used to evaluate the likelihood that at least one species of … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Success and Failure

With many other people, I applaud the accomplishments of those who made the Space Shuttle missions successful. I also rejoice at the arrival of the Discovery shuttle in Washington, where it will be housed at the Smithsonian, another feather in … Continue reading

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Gitmo Rhamphorhynchoid

The Gitmo (Guantanamo Bay military base) had modern Rhamphorhynchoid pterosaurs, at least a few decades ago, so the Caribbean may still host such a “flying dinosaur.” I use that non-technical phrase in this post, for those flying creatures, because Patty Carson probably … Continue reading

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