Meaning - Utahraptor means “Robber from Utah”
Length - 16-23 feet (5-7 m) long
|WHEN IT LIVED||
Cretaceous period, about 125 million years ago
|WHERE IT LIVED||
Fossils have been found in the Cedar Mountain Formation of central Utah, USA, North America.
A fragmentary skeleton was found, including sharp hand and foot claws.
Utahraptor’s second toe had a 9-15 inch (23-38 cm) retractible, sickle-shaped claw; the other toes had smaller claws. Utahraptor was twice as large as Deinonychus.