Hațeg Island was a medium-sized cretaceous island found in the place of modern-day Europe that was the size of Ireland. It existed from the Cenomanian to the Maastrichtian epochs. Insular dwarfism was commonplace due to the island's relatively small size, meaning that such animals as the dwarf hadrosaur telmatosaurus lived alongside the six-metre sauropod magyarosaurus. These small herbivores were hunted by one of the largest creatures to ever take to the wing: hatzegopteryx. This pterosaur ruled the cretaceous European archipelago, and was undoubtedly the apex predator.