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

Quick facts about Utahraptor:

  • Existed from Barremian Age to Aptian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Utahraptor was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. M. Galton and J. A. Jensen. 1975. Hypsilophodon and Iguanodon from the Lower Cretaceous of North America. Nature 257:668-669
  • J. I. Kirkland and D. Burge. 1993. A large dromaeosaur (Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of eastern Utah. Hunteria 2(10):1-16