utahraptor

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Noun1.utahraptor - large (20-ft) and swift carnivorous dinosaur having an upright slashing claw 15 inches long on each hind foot; early Cretaceous
maniraptor - advanced carnivorous theropod
genus Utahraptor - advanced bipedal carnivorous dinosaur
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Utahraptors were first discovered in the early 1990s but paleontologists were only able to describe them based on a few bones, similar to a claw.
Let's not forget, meanwhile, the intelligent and truly chilling Utahraptors, which hunted in threes and could communicate.
A 36-foot tall brachiosaurus and two Utahraptors were among those put through their paces in a week-long rehearsal session for the pounds 12m arena version of Walking With Dinosaurs.