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.
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.
|Time||ca 112-98 mya|
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