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Deinonychus antirrhopus

Deinonychus antirrhopus
The Deinonychus raises it's neck feathers in curiousity over that sound it just heared.
It was probably the nearby Deinonychus female calling for her deceased young.

This image is not based on any proven event, but the fact that many predators today, among them
the lion, kill young individuals of their own species to avoid the
genes of other males of spreading. This way he ensures his own genes, of surviving.

Deinonychus head portrait
A updated head portrait of Deinonychus, with a beak.

Although Deinonychus is known as a near 'cousin' of Velociraptor (and often illustrated
with allmost identical anatomy) it lived in the middle Cretaceous, while Velociraptor lived
in the late Cretaceous.
In contrary to many restorations, Deinonychus had a more robust skull than Velociraptor
but not as robust as shown in very early restorations.


DATA

Deinonychus antirropus

Lenght2,5-4 m
Weight50-75 kg
Timeca 112-98 mya
PlaceUSA

 

 

 
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