|Name:||“Robber from Utah”|
|Lived When:||Early Cretaceous (144-99 million years ago)|
|Weight:||Up to 2 tons|
|Height:||16-20 feet tall at head|
|Length:||Up to 16-23 feet|
|Weapons:||Huge jaws with saw-edged teeth teeth, sickle-shaped claws on back feet, and sharp hand claws on the front feet|
|Diet:||Meat, especially plant-eating dinosaurs|
|Habitat:||All known Utahraptor fossils have been found in and near Arches National Park in Utah, which would have been highly wooded at the time|
|Interesting Facts:||Utahraptor’s huge head had the largest brain for its size of any known dinosaur. This was one smart dinosaur!
Utahraptor probably used his three long claws on his front feet to keep hold of his prey, and to make slashing wounds in it!
Utahraptor was a fast sprinter, running on his strong back legs.
Take My Utahraptor Quiz
True or False: America is the only country where Utahraptor fossils have been found.
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