Night Stalkers
"Night Stalkers"
1999
Stretched canvas
18"x36"

Master RGB File:
4,341 pixels (14.4") high
8,761 pixels (29.2") wide
300 dpi resolution
108.8 Mb uncompressed

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Publication History


Essay

Velociraptor and Deinonychus are well-known raptors from the Cretaceous period, yet both are small animals compared with a hunter found in Argentina. This dinosaur, known as 'Megaraptor', may have reached a length of twenty feet or more. The oversize claws on the feet of this carnivore are evidence of its deadly speed and agility.

Vital Statistics

Genus Name: Megaraptor ("big raider")
Type Species: * M. namunhuaiquii (Novas, 1998)
Length: 20-26 feet (6-8 meters)
Weight: 1-2 tons
Time: 90 million years ago (Late Cretaceous)
Place: Argentina (Northwest Patagonia)
Diet: meat-eater (carnivore)


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