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The Pteranodon (Ter-an-oh-don) is an Animal minifigure. Since the first Pteranodon was released in 1997 in DUPLO, various incarnations and versions of the Pteranodon have been released.
DUPLO Pteranodon[edit | edit source]
Version 1[edit | edit source]
The first Pteranodon figures appeared in 1997 in the preschool targeted DUPLO line. The figure was part of DUPLO's new Dino theme, and was only one single piece with no movable parts.
A smaller version of the figure was also released as a baby pteranodon.
DUPLO Version 2[edit | edit source]
2008 saw the reintroduction of Duplo's Dino theme, with a new Duplo Pteranodon figure which was similar to the first one, with new printings.
LEGO System Pteranodons[edit | edit source]
System Version 1, Dino Island[edit | edit source]
2000 came the release of the Adventurers sub-theme Dino Island, which featured the first Pteranodon minifigure made specifically for LEGO Systems sets. Pteranodons were released in red, orange, dark orange and tan. It consisted of a single piece. It also appears in various video games. LEGO Island 2 features it as a mount unlocked afer completing Adventurer's Island. In the LEGO Island Xtreme Stunts video game, it can be seen flying around Space Mountain. In LEGO Racers 2 , it can be seen flying on Dino Island.
System Version 2, Studios and Jurassic Park 3[edit | edit source]
A new Pteranodon was released in 2001 with the Studios subtheme Jurassic Park III, with the set 1370 Raptor Rumble Studio. This version of the animal was made of common parts.
System Version 3, Dino Attack and Dino 2010[edit | edit source]
With the release of the Dino Attack theme in 2005, came yet another brand new version of the Pteranodon. The new figure was made of all new parts and came in only black with a green underbelly. It consisted of six seperate pieces.
The Dino Attack Pteranodon was released in 2005 in the 7477 T-1 Typhoon vs. T-Rex. In Europe was included with the 7298 Dino Air Tracker, from Dino 2010.
System Pteranodon Version 4, Dino[edit | edit source]
A new, more realistically coloured and proportioned version of the Pteranodon has been released in the Dino theme. They were released in 2012. Interestingly, these Pteranodons are to-scale with a minifigure.
Two versions have been released, a dark tan/dark red one and a dark green/sand greenish tan one.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- 1781 Dinosaur Babies (Duplo)
- 2604 Dino World (Duplo)
- 2605 Dinosaur Park (Duplo)
- 2806 Mini Dinosaur (Duplo)
- 2600 Brontosaurus Family (Duplo)
- 2803 Dinosaur Babies (Duplo) (Red)
- 5912 Mike's Swamp Boat (Dark Orange)
- 5921 Research Glider (Tan)
- 5934 Track Master (Red)
- 5935 Island Hopper (Dark Orange)
- 5987 Dino Research Compound (Orange)
- 1370 Raptor Rumble Studio
- 7477 T-1 Typhoon vs. T-Rex (New design; Black and green)
- 7298 Dino Air Tracker (New design; Black and green)
- 5598 Dino Valley (Duplo) (New printings)
- 5888 Ocean Interceptor (Dino)
- 5883 Tower Takedown (Dino)
Video game appearances[edit | edit source]
- LEGO Racers 2
- LEGO Universe (as a brick)