Deinonychus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Colorado, Maryland and Wyoming.

All these Deinonychus pictures were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Deinonychus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. L. Cifelli and J. D. Gardner. 1997. Additions to the vertebrate fauna of the Antlers Formation (Lower Cretaceous), southeastern Oklahoma. Oklahoma Geology Notes 57(4):124-131
  • F. A. Jenkins, Jr. and C. R. Schaff. 1988. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 8(1):1-24
  • R. L. Cifelli. 1997. Oklahoma Geology Notes 57(1):4-17