Velociraptor (Velociraptor mongoliensis)
Name's meaning: "Speedy Thief"
The Velociraptor had an s-shaped neck, two arms that had claws with three fingers on each hand, and long thin legs with claws that had four toes on each foot. It's mouth had sharp, curved teeth and it had a really flat long mouth and nose,and a long stiff tail.
The Velociraptor was between 5 to 6 feet long, and about 2.5 to 3 feet tall. It weighed around 15 to 40 pounds (weights of dinosaurs are very hard to estimate).
Young Earth Age:
Alive sometime in the last 6000 years.
Old Earth Age:
According to old earth scientists, Velociraptor lived in the Late Cretaeceous Period, about 80-85 million years ago.
It was a carnivore (meat eating dinosaur).
Velociraptor fossils have been found in China, Mongolia, and Russia.
Velociraptor dinosaur information and facts by George Manty.
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