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Playing With: Ptero Soarer
Basic Trope: Pterosaurs are portrayed inaccurately.
  • Straight: The Ptero Soarer is scaly and has a long tail
  • Exaggerated:
  • Downplayed: The Pteranodon is portrayed what people from the 60s thought they were like.
  • Justified:
    • The Ptero Soarer is an undiscovered species.
    • The Ptero Soarer is actually a reconstruction from pterosaur DNA mixed with DNA from other reptiles.
  • Inverted:
    • The Ptero Soarer appears only in a dream sequence, and all other pterosaurs are accurate.
    • A bird that behaves like a Pteranodon (AKA, a pelican).
  • Subverted: The Ptero Soarer is a hybrid between a Pteranodon and Rhamphorhynchus
  • Double Subverted:...but is still bipedal and scaly.
  • Parodied:
    • Our Rhamphorhynchus tried eating a clam and all his teeth fell out.
    • Alice always thought a Pteranodon is a cat.
  • Zig Zagged: The Ptero Soarer is furry in winter and scaly in summer.
  • Averted: The Pteranodon is portrayed correctly.
  • Enforced:
    • The Rhamphorhynchus's dentist is angry.
    • Acceptable Breaks from Reality, where its accurate portrayal could have otherwise clash with the show's entertainment value.
  • Lampshaded:
    • He is ostracized due to inaccuracy.
    • "I could have sworn they look nothing like this!"
  • Invoked: Bob got a rare bird and convince people it's a Pteranodon.
  • Exploited: He put it in a freak show and rip people off their money to see a 'real-life Pteranodon'.
  • Defied: The Ptero Soarer had plastic surgery to remove his long tail.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Implied: Pteranodons are extinct and are not seen, but its skeletal display seems to look odd.
  • Deconstructed: Climate change knocks out the niche of the Ptero Soarer.
  • Reconstructed: ...but they lose teeth, become piscivorous, and grow fur, fit a new niche, and thrive.

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