Atrociraptor was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada) and Alberta (Canada).

Quick facts about Atrociraptor:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 5 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Atrociraptor illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Atrociraptor was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. J. Currie. 2000. Possible evidence of gregarious behavior in tyrannosaurids. Gaia 15:271-277
  • P. J. Currie and D. J. Varricchio. 2004. A new dromaeosaurid from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of Alberta, Canada. In P. J. Currie, E. B. Koppelhus, M. A. Shugar, J. L. Wright (eds.), Feathered Dragons. Indiana University Press, Bloomington
  • D. W. Larson and P. J. Currie. 2013. Multivariate analyses of small theropod dinosaur teeth and implications for paleoecological turnover through time. PLoS ONE 8(1):e54329:1-14