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Because of the "killer claws" on their feet, the dromaeosaurs (popularly known as "raptors") are thought to have been an extremely lethal group of dinosaurs. Well-known members of this dangerous clan include Velociraptor and Deinonychus. However, towering over all of them was Utahraptor, which is the largest confirmed dromaeosaurid dinosaur.

Vital Statistics

Genus Name: Utahraptor ("utah raider")
Type Species: * U. ostrommaysorum (Kirkland,
  Gaston & Burge, 1993)
Length: 15-23 feet (5-7 meters)
Weight: 1 ton
Time: 120 million years ago (Early Cretaceous)
Place: Utah
Diet: meat-eater (carnivore)

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