Balaur was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Romania.

Quick facts about Balaur:

  • Existed from 72.1 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Balaur was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • D. Grigorescu and M. Seclamen. 1990. Dinosaur eggs from Romania. Nature 346:417
  • Z. Csiki and M. Vremir. 2010. An aberrant island-dwelling theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Romania. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107(35):15357-15361