National Geographic: Sky Monsters (2006)

Genres - History, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Animals, Physical Sciences, World History  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - France, Germany, USA  |  
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Common sights in the skies for 150 million years, pterosaurs nevertheless remain a Paleolithic mystery to modern scientists. Now, thanks to the art of computer animation and the innovative thinking of National Geographic, the mystery of the pterosaur is revealed as a team of engineers illustrate just how these gigantic creatures could take to the sky by creating a fully flight-capable mechanized pterosaur, and state of the art computer graphics paint a vivid portrait of just what the crowded skies of the Jurassic-era may have looked like.

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birds, dinosaurs, flight, fossil, mystery [enigma], paleontology, prehistoric-animal