Raptor Vertebrae

  • Age - 75 - 71 Million Years Old
  • Habitat - Coastel Mangraves
  • Type - Theropod
  • Species - Unidentified Raptor Species
  • Discovered - Kem Kem, Morocco

 

** The Raptor **

Velociraptor is a genus of dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaur that lived approximately 75 to 71 million years ago during the latter part of the Cretaceous Period. Two species are currently recognized, although others have been assigned in the past. The type species is V. mongoliensis; fossils of this species have been discovered in Mongolia. A second species, V. osmolskae, was named in 2008 for skull material from Inner Mongolia, China.

Smaller than other dromaeosaurids like Deinonychus and Achillobator, Velociraptor nevertheless shared many of the same anatomical features. It was a bipedal, feathered carnivore with a long tail and an enlarged sickle-shaped claw on each hindfoot, which is thought to have been used to tackle and disembowel prey. Velociraptor can be distinguished from other dromaeosaurids by its long and low skull, with an upturned snout.

Raptor Vertebrae

SKU: Raptor Vertebrae - $75
$75.00Price
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