Dining can be a dangerous business. About 150 million years ago, a winged pterosaur called Rhamphorhynchus swooped down to pluck an unsuspecting fish out of the Jurassic ocean. Before the reptile could enjoy its meal, though, a much larger fish - Aspidorhynchus - grabbed the pterosaur and pulled it beneath the waves.
We’re not done yet, though: before the predatory fish could tuck into its flying snack, it too somehow managed to die – perhaps choking on what was clearly an awkward meal. All three unfortunate beasts then sank to settle on the sea floor, where they fossilised.
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