Utahraptor lived during the Early Cretaceous period and was among the biggest of all dromaesaurs.

Often and incorrectly called 'raptors', dromaesaurs shared the distinctive feature of a giant sickle-shaped claw that grew on the second toe of their feet.

Dino Facts

  • Pronounced: YOU-tah-RAP-tor
  • Means: Robber from Utah
  • Size: 19.5 ft (6 m)
  • Where: Central Utah, North America
  • When: Early Cretaceous
  • Diet: Carnivorous

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