Buitreraptor 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 Buitreraptor:

  • Existed from 99.6 million years ago to Turonian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Buitreraptor was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. J. Makovicky and S. Apesteguía. 2005. The earliest dromaeosaurid theropod from South America. Nature 437:1007-1011