Pterodaustro ("south wing") was a pterosaur from the Early Cretaceous of Argentina. It had 500 pairs of elastic, bristle-like teeth in the lower jaw, similar to baleen whales.
Pterodaustro has a very elongated skull, up to 23.5 cm (9.25 in) long. The portion in front of the eye sockets comprises 85% of skull length. The long snout and lower jaws curve strongly upwards; the tangent at the point of the snout is perpendicular to that of the jaw joint.
Pterodaustro probably waded in shallow water like flamingos, straining food with its tooth comb, a method called "filter feeding". Once it caught its food, Pterodaustro probably mashed it with the small, globular teeth present in its upper jaw.
Jurassic Park Inspired GamesEdit
Pterodaustro can be created in Jurassic Park III: Park Builder.
Pterodaustro appears in The Lost World: Jurassic Park arcade game.
Pterodaustro is a VIP pterosaur in Jurassic World: The Game.