Megaraptor was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited South America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Argentina and Argentina.

Quick facts about Megaraptor:

  • Existed from 93.5 million years ago to 85.8 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Megaraptor was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. D. Porfiri and J. O. Calvo. 2007. New record of Neuquenraptor (Theropoda, Dromaeosauridae) from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia. XXIII Jornadas Argentinas de Paleontología de Vertebrados, Resumenes
  • F. E. Novas and G. Cladera. 1996. New theropods from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16(3, suppl.):56A
  • J. O. Calvo and J. D. Porfiri. 2001. A giant titanosaurid sauropod from the Upper Cretaceous of Neuquén, Patagonia, Argentina. XVII Jornadas Argentinas de Paleontología de Vertebrados. Ameghiniana 38(4, suppl.):5R