Status Ambient piscivore
Dangerous? Good pets
Carnivores 2
Weight Up to 400 kg
Health 1
Pteranodon is a wild pterosaur in Carnivores 2, Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter and Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter HD. It is a relatively common animal, flying above and landing to the biomes with the hunter and screeching after the pterosaur flies away.


Pteranodon is a massive flying reptile known as a pterosaur – not a dinosaur, but a close relative. Pteranodon's wing-span is also longer and larger than a vulture. Despite its enormous qualities, the animal is quite skittish, often vocalizing its distress when the player is near. Pteranodon has a long head crest that is probably used to help counter and balance the weight of its massive beak, which is used to capture fish and other aquatic animals.


Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter HD


  • Pteranodon, Dimorphodon, and Archaeopteryx all share the same AI.
  • Shooting down a Pteranadon in Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter HD will reward the player with 5 gems.
  • Pteranodon makes a cameo appearance on the box art of the original Carnivores, despite not making an in-game appearance until Carnivores 2.
  • Interestingly, killing a Pteranodon or Dimorphodon in Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter rewards the player with a single credit. This is in contrast to Carnivores 2, where killing either of the aforementioned creatures awards the hunter with nothing.
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