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Pterodactyls are the seventh species of animal available in the Jurassic island. There are 8 different types of pterodactyl. Like all Space Zoo animals, more pterodactyls are unlocked progressively as the player upgrades the pterodactyl habitat. They can be unlocked when the player upgrades their ship to Jurassic 5.

Pterodactyls Edit

Animal Class Level Unlocked Distance Found XP Given
Pterodactyl Base Level 0 > 0m 0
Taurodactyl Regular Level 2 > 200m 1
Careodactyl Regular Level 0 > 750m 3
Pharaohdactyl Regular Level 5 > 1300m 5
Swearodactyl Regular Level 2 > 1300m 8
Hairodactyl Boss Level 0 > 1800m* 12
Fairydactyl Regular Level 5 > 1800m 20
Petrodactyl Regular Level 9 > 1800m 30

* Note: All boss animals can only be found in the stampede and give XP after the player has initially befriended it in a boss mission.

Behaviour Edit

  • Wild: Pterodactyls fly slowly over the stampede.
  • When ridden: Pterodactyls fly faster and higher than wild ones.
  • When angry: Pterodactyls swoop up and down like vultures, although with each swoop their maximum height becomes lower and lower until it swoops along the ground.

Tips Edit

Pterodactyls have several advantages in that their speed allows the player to outpace tyrannosaurus rexes and volcanic rocks, and their agility makes them good distance fliers despite the fact that they swoop along the ground when angry.

Habitat Upgrades Edit

  • Level 1 - 2x more pterodactyls in the stampede
  • Level 2 - Add two new rare pterodactyls to the stampede (Taurodactyl, Swearodactyl)
  • Level 3 - Ride for an extra 1.5s before a pterodactyl gets angry
  • Level 4 - Jump further from pterodactyls
  • Level 5 - Add two new rare pterodactyls to the stampede (Pharaohdactyl, Fairydactyl)
  • Level 6 - Get bonus coins for swooping on pterodactyls
  • Level 7 - Pterodactyl swoops stay higher for longer
  • Level 8 - 2x more rare pterodactyls the stampede
  • Level 9 - Add a new rare Pterodactyl to the stampede (Petrodactyl)

Notes Edit

  • Pterodactyls were released in version 1.8.0 on the 18th of May 2017 along with Jurassic, the Space Zoo and the other species making up the first seven released in Jurassic.
    • Like all other original Jurassic species, pterodactyls were bugged in that even if the player had not yet unlocked the required level to unlock a regular animal, they could still find all pterodactyls from level 0 upon release.
      • This was fixed in version 1.9.0 on the 22nd of June.

Gallery Edit

Jurassic
Parasaurolophuses Raptors Triceratops Tyrannosaurus Rexes Brontosauruses
Ankylosauruses Pterodactyls Stegosauruses Dimetrodons