Name: Variraptor (Greek for "Var River thief"); pronounced VAH-ree-rap-tore Habitat: Woodlands of western Europe Historical Period: Late Cretaceous (85-65 million years ago) Size and Weight: About 7 feet long and 100-200 pounds Diet: Meat Distinguishing Characteristics: Long arms; long, lightly built skull with numerous teeth
The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center houses dinosaurs, marine reptiles, flying reptiles and fish of North America's Late Cretaceous period. They have the world's largest Daspletosaurus on display, the world's only Pachycephalosaurus, and the world's first 3-D giant Xiphactinus. #Colorado #Dinosaurs
Troodon sp. dinosaur skeleton, computer illustration. This small, fast, agile carnivore with sharp, serrated teeth is thought to have been one of the most intelligent dinosaurs, having the largest brain to body weight ratio. Troodons existed during the late Cretaceous, around 100 to 65 million years ago. They probably hunted smaller herbivores in packs, and scavenged from the kills of larger dinosaurs. They had opposable fingers that enabled them to grasp their prey, something few other dinosaur
Download scientific diagram | Skeletal anatomy of Majungasaurus crenatissimus from the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of Madagascar. A , Reconstruction of left lateral view based on a composite of specimens (primarily FMNH PR 2100, UA 8678, and FMNH PR 2278). Scale bar equals 1 m. B , Photograph of mounted skeleton (cast) in left anterolateral view on display at Stony Brook University (2006). from publication: Overview of the history of discovery, taxonomy, phylogeny, and biogeography of Majun
Quetzalcoatlus /kɛtsəlkoʊˈætləs/ was a pterosaur known from the Late Cretaceous of North America (Maastrichtian stage) and the largest known flying animal of all time. It was a member of the Azhdarchidae, a family of advanced toothless pterosaurs with unusually long, stiffened necks. Its name comes from the Mesoamerican feathered serpent god Quetzalcoatl.
Quetzalcoatlus northropi is an azhdarchid pterosaur known from the Late Cretaceous of North America (Maastrichtian stage) and one of the largest known flying animals of all time. It is a member of the family Azhdarchidae, a family of advanced toothless pterosaurs with unusually long, stiffened necks. Its name comes from the Mesoamerican feathered serpent god Quetzalcoatl