Dromaeosaurus

Dromaeosaurus

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'running lizard'
Dromaeosaurus
15kg, 1.8m-long small theropod
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Diet: carnivorous carnivorous food icon
Country: Canada, USA
Period: Late Cretaceous, 76-74 million years ago
Teeth: small, razor-sharp, backward-curving teeth
How it moved: on 2 legs
Food: vertebrates

The back foot of this dinosaur had a large claw for kicking.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptora, Dromaeosauridae
Named by: Matthew and Brown (1922)
Type species: albertensis
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