deinonychus


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swift agile wolf-sized bipedal dinosaur having a large curved claw on each hind foot

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Deinonychus tracks were first discovered in Sichuan in China in the early 1990s, Xing Lida, an associate professor at the China University of Geosciences, said.
The study focuses on dromaeosaurids, a group of small predatory dinosaurs that include the famous Velociraptor and its larger relative, Deinonychus.
In the first story, renamed Tribal Warfare, a pack of deinonychus feuds with a pack of tyrannosaurus rex, destroying each other's eggs and killing the other's young.
Also featured are the Stegosaurus and the Deinonychus Slasher.
Nearby is another, more-distant cousin, Allosaurus; the raptor Deinonychus and Cryolophosaurus, one of the first dinosaurs found in Antarctica.
exhibit provides a brush-up on a bunch of them, including the perhaps less familiar parasaurolophus, dilophosaurus, compsognathus, pachycephalosaurus, rhamphorhynchus and deinonychus.
Deinonychus and its relatives, a group of bipedal, meat-eating dinosaurs collectively known as raptors, gained a fearsome reputation because of the enlarged, sicklelike claw they had on each foot.
Another of the show's stars was an animatronic Deinonychus, which is a Velociraptor-like dinosaur, attacking a large but quite helpless Tenontosaurus, which looks like the more well known Diplodocus.
rex is being stalked by two Deinonychus antirrhopus ``terribleclaw'' dinos in the float that will roll Monday in the Tournament of Roses Parade at Pasadena.
19th century suggestions that birds are closely related to dinosaurs were revived by John Ostrom's 1969 study of Deinonychus.
When offering a live meal to Deinonychus, the book says one should "throw them into the enclosure and look away.
They find Sylvia, trek across the desert, are kidnapped by nomads, chased by raptors, and teach a rogue band of Deinonychus to fish, and they do indeed discover the Hand.
For that reason it was suggested that Deinonychus was not endothermic like the birds and mammals of today, but that it was homeothermic, in other words that it was capable of regulating its body temperature either internally or externally.
Ostrom (1976) postulated that in Deinonychus the distally stiffened tail could have been used as a dynamic stabilizer during acrobatic maneuvers.
After Violet Dancer had never looked likely to catch leader Deinonychus in the 1m4f maiden, Moore blamed himself.