Araucanoraptor argentinus

  • Pronounced:  arrow - Can - o - Rap - tore

  • Diet:  Carnivore (meat- eater)

  • Name Means:  "Araucan Chicken Raider"

  • Length:  8.25 ft. (2.5 m)

  • Height:  2.75 ft. (83 cm)

  • Weight:  66 lb. (30 kg)

  • Time:  Late Cretaceous - 90 mya

Fossil remains for this Dinosaur have been found in South America

Araucanoraptor is one of the newly discovered bird-like dinosaurs. It was a swift predator that may have had feathers. It is most closely related to Troodon  and was about the size of Velociraptor  Araucanoraptor was discovered in the same area as the huge Megaraptor 

Very little is known about this creature. Scientists have developed their theories from the fossil evidence made up of some foot material.

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