Pterosaurs Done Wrong
Take a glance at the photo above. It’s a snapshot of a life-size Pteranodon model on display at the San Diego Natural History Museum. The flying reptile – restored life size – looks like the standard image of Pteranodon I have seen in museums and books since I was a kid. The large pterosaur is instantly-recognizable thanks to its long, toothless beak and the slightly curved crest jutting from the back of its head.
Now look at this. Screwy, isnt’ it? The illustration – by Nemo Ramjet – is based on the strange notions of artist David Peters. For years, Peters has promulgated his bizarre, unsubstantiated ideas in print and online. His latest project is