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#Megasquid (16 feet tall, 8 tons).
#Hatzegopteryx (33-36 foot wingspan, 18 feet tall, 500 pounds)

Who would win? #Debate #FutureIsWild #Planet #Dinosaur ImageImage
When I made this battle, I had thought that Hatzegopteryx was as tall as a giraffe, as presented in the documentary series "Planet Dinosaur" (seen below)…
Indeed, this would have made it about as tall as Quetzalcoatlus, another giant pterosaur (one that, contrary to the "Planet Dinosaur", had a bit bigger wingspan that Hatzegopteryx. Its depiction is below). ImageImage
However, recent findings have revealed that Hatzegopteryx had a much shorter, more robust neck. This may have actually made its beak strikes even stronger. The following depiction is more accurate. Image
This may have enabled it to damage a Megasquid in a face to face encounter, though its much shorter neck would have left it more vulnerable to the Megasquid's two powerful arms, which could not only stretch like those of a giant squid, but are each strong enough to swat away
small trees like they were nothing (see the Future is Wild documentary series episode "tentacled Forest"). Megasquids are omnivorous, and would see a hatzegopteryx as potential food. One good blow from one of its arms and a Hatzegopterix would have a smashed skull. Indeed,
Hatzegopteryx might turn, run and then take to the air when confronted by something the size and terrible appearance of a Megasquid.
However, Hatzegopteryx could glide, and perhaps it might try to dive bomb a Megasquid, ramming its beak right into the top of it. However, this
Not only might risk serious damage to the Hatzegopteryx (perhaps even breaking its neck. We're talking 8 tons of land squid, after all), but Its beak would not come close to its brain, which is tiny and located behind its "brow". Hatzegopteryx might try to land on the Megasquid
instead and peck at the tentacled behemoth, but when it reaches upwards with its arms and tries to grab it...well, Hatzegopteryx is designed to be thin boned and light weight for flight, and weighs only 500 pounds. A Megasquid would kill it in seconds.

My verdict?
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