Fact File: Utahraptor
February 5, 2015

DinosuarName: Utahraptor

Meaning: Robber from Utah

How to say it: YOO-tah-RAP-tor

Where found: North America

Length: 6.5 metres

Height: 2 metres

Weight: 1 tonne

How it walked: Walked on two legs

Teeth: Relied on wickedly hooked, slashing claw on each foot rather than jaws and teeth of a typical predator

Type of feeder: Carnivore

Food: Large herbivores

Period: Cretaceous

When it lived: 100-112 million years ago

Type of hip: Lizard-hipped

Other info: Hunted in packs

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