Author Archives: Jonathan Whitcomb

“Pteranodon” in a 19th Century Photograph

By the living-pterosaur expert Jonathan David Whitcomb On the title page of the recently published nonfiction book Modern Pterosaurs, the species or type is not specified: On January 14, 2017, Clifford Paiva and I spoke by phone and agreed that a … Continue reading

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Is the Civil War Pterosaur Photograph a Trick?

By the modern pterosaur expert Jonathan Whitcomb Now we delve into a little-known realm of cryptozoology: investigations into sightings of apparent pterosaurs, meaning living flying creatures that appear to be “pterodactyls.” More than that, however, is the examination of a … Continue reading

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Young Dinosaur Fossils Carbon-14 Dated

By Investigative journalist Jonathan David Whitcomb It almost looks like the Jurassic World is really upon us, not in a science fiction film but in carbon-14 dating of dinosaur bones that were supposed to be many millions of years old. … Continue reading

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