Quetzalcoatlus

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Quetzalcoatlus
NHMuseumQuetzalcoatlus.jpg
Scientific name
Quetzalcoatlus northropi
Sections Right Wing
Left Wing
Quetzal Torso
Period(s) Late Cretaceous
Length ???
Selling price R. Wing: 5,000 Bells
L. Wing: 5,000 Bells
Torso: 4,500 Bells
Main appearances
Name in other languages

Japanese ケツァルコアトルス
Simplified Chinese 风神翼龙
French Quetzalcoatlus
Spanish Quetzalcoatlus
Italian Quetzalcoatlus
Russian Кетцалькоатль

Korean 케찰코아틀루스
Traditional Chinese 風神翼龍
Quebec French Quetzalcoatlus
Latin American Spanish Quetzalcoatlus
German Quetzalcoatlus
Dutch Quetzalcoatlus


The Quetzalcoatlus is a fossil that can be donated to the museum in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Donating to the museum[edit]

In New Horizons[edit]

"The Quetzalcoatlus! The undisputed ruler of the skies...at least during the late Cretaceous period. It had a magnificent wingspan of roughly 36 feet, making it one of the largest flying animals ever! While it no doubt soared magnificently, we now know that it also crawled on all fours. It's a bit disappointing, really... This illustrious sky god scrabbling on the ground like a common beetle... They say you should never meet your heroes..."

Further information[edit]

Quetzalcoatlus is a member of the azhdarchids, highly advanced pterosaurs with toothless beaks and stiff necks. It lived in North America at the very end of the Cretaceous, 68 to 66 million years ago. It is among the largest flying animals ever discovered, with a wingspan of 10-12 meters. How well it flew depends on its weight, which scientists have been unable to agree upon, but some believe it was adapted for long-range soaring, able to travel at 130 km/h (80 mph) for over a week without resting.

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