Austroraptor was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Argentina.

Quick facts about Austroraptor:

  • Existed from 83.5 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Austroraptor was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. Martinelli and A. M. Forasiepi. 2004. Late Cretaceous vertebrates from Bajo de Santa Rosa (Allen Formation), Río Negro province, Argentina, with the description of a new sauropod dinosaur (Titanosauridae). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, nuevo serie 6(2):257-305
  • P. J. Currie and A. Paulina Carabajal. 2012. A new specimen of Austroraptor cabazai, Pol, Canale, Porfiri and Calvo, 2008 (Dinosauria, Theropoda, Unenlagiidae) from the latest Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of Río Negro, Argentina. Ameghiniana 49(4):662-667