Dissecting a flying pterothingy

It's true! Dinosaurs still exist. John Conway dissected a Rhamphorhyncus, and drew what he saw, here.

I had "dinosaur" in the title but as Chris points out, that's a bad error, like calling a mammal a turtle.

Damn, I'm not having much luck. Not a pteranodon then...

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