Falcarius was a (disputed). It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Utah.

Quick facts about Falcarius:

  • Existed from 129.4 million years ago to 125 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 Falcarius illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Falcarius was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. I. Kirkland and L. Zanno. 2004. A new, basal-most therizinosauroid (Theropoda: Maniraptora) from Utah demonstrates a pan-Laurasian distribution for Early Cretaceous (Barremian) therizinosauroids. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(3, suppl.):78A
  • J. I. Kirkland and S. K. Madsen. 2007. The Lower Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation, Eastern Utah: The view up an always interesting learning curve. Utah Geological Association Publication 35