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Oviraptor – North American

Pronounced (O-VI-RAPTOR) Nickname: “C1” and “C2” Discovered By: Fred Nuss, 1999 Discovery Location: Harding County, South Dakota Diet: Small Animals (Carnivore) Period: Late-Cretaceous Age: 66 million years Formation: Hell Creek Length: 9 ft Location of Original Specimen: Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania One of the last dinosaurs to grace the planet was this […]

Conchoraptor gracillis

Pronounced (KONK-O-RAPTOR) Discovery By: Barsbold, 1986 Diet: Small Animals & Mollusks (Carnivore) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 80 million years Formation: Omnogov Length: 5ft Location of Original Specimen: Mongolia Though Conchoraptor seems small compared to our new North American Oviraptor, it is actually average sized. The light color of the bones show that it was fossilized […]

Bambiraptor feinbergi

Pronounced (BAM-BEE-RAPTOR FINE-BERG-EYE) Discovery By: Wes Linster, 1995 Diet: Meat Eater (Carnivore) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 80 million years Formation: Two Medicine Length: 3ft Location of Original Specimen: American Museum of Natural History Bambiraptor is a juvenile predator, closely related to Velociraptor. The name “Bambi” comes from the Italian word “bambino”, or “baby”. Originally discovered […]

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