|How to Say:||Veh-loss-ih-rap-tor|
|Name Meaning:||Swift seizer|
|Size:||3 Feet Tall and 7 Feet Long|
|Weight:||35 lbs, the equivalent of a Kindergartner|
|How Old:||75 Million Years Ago in the Cretaceous Period|
|Habitat:||Found in China|
|Diet:||Carnivore, meat eating diet. Most likely was a scavenger of already killed animals|
5 Quick Facts about the Velociraptor
- The Velociraptor was featured in the movie Jurassic Park. In real life, the Velociraptor was considerably smaller than what was shown in the movie.
- The Velociraptor is known to have feathers covering their bodies.
- The second digit of the Velociraptor claw was used as a slashing weapon.
- The Velociraptor lived in hot dry areas.
- An interesting discovering in 1973, showed the Velociraptor attacking a Protoceratops. They both died together with the armored head of the Protoceratops piercing the chest of the Velociraptor.
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True or False:The Velociraptor was roughly the size of a turkey.
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