Deltadromeus

 

 

Name

Deltadromeus Agilis

Name Meaning

agile river runner

Type

lizard-hipped (Theropod)

When

Cretaceous Period

Where Found

Africa, Morocco (Sahara Desert)

The Sahara Desert of today was once a floodplain where rivers were wide and fast and coniferous (cone bearing) trees edged the water.

Diet

Meat-eater (carnivore)

Size: Length

26 feet long

Size: Weight

8000 pounds

Description:

Thin sharp teeth with serrated edges  (to strip meat from bones)

Long limbs (arms and legs)

Delicate limbs (arms and legs)

One of the fastest dinosaurs that ever existed.

Predator

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