Deltadromeus was a mid-sized theropod that lived in North Africa.

Skeletons of Deltadromeus revealed that it had extraordinarily long and slender hind limbs for a theropod, suggesting it was a very fast runner. As no skull material has ever been found, reconstrctions of its head is purely guesswork.

Dino Facts

  • Pronounced: dEL-tah-DROE-mee-us
  • Means: Delta runner
  • Size: 26-30 ft (8-9 m)
  • Where: Africa (Morocco)
  • When: Middle/Late Cretaceous
  • Diet: Carnivorous