Hesperonychus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada) and Montana.

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

Hesperonychus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. C. Fox. 1979. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 16:91
  • D. B. Brinkman. 1986. Microvertebrate sites: progress and prospectus. In B. G. Naylor (ed.), Field Trip Guidebook to Dinosaur Provincial Park, 2 June 1986. Dinosaur Systematics Symposium, Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, Drumheller, Alberta
  • N. R. Longrich and P. J. Currie. 2009. A microraptorine (Dinosauria–Dromaeosauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences