FANDOM


061

Ornithocheirus was a medium pterosaur. It lived in the Early Cretaceous, (128-112) Ago. It was up to 10
Ornithocheiruswwd

Ornithocherius' relative Tropeognathus as it appeared in Walking with Dinosaurs

 meters in wingspan, yet due to a lightweight body of hollow-bones filled with air sacks, probably weighed less than 100 kg (the single heaviest parts being the beak and needle like teeth)

Walking with DinosaursEdit

Unfortunately Ornithocheirus did not appear in the series however it's closely related relative Tropeognathus was the main pterosaur in the episode which it was called Ornithocherius at the time.

SpecialsEdit

Ornithocheirus is featured in Episode 1 of Chased by Dinosaurs, where Nigel Marven sees one as he uses a microlyte to find the Argentinosaurus herd from the aerial perspective. It is explained that the wingspan of the aircraft is 26 feet - and the Ornithocheirus is a staggering 40 feet. It is shown to fly beside Nigel for a brief time, before trailing off.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.