Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
An artist's illustration of Austroraptor cabazi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Theropoda
Family: Dromaeosauridae
Genus: Austroraptor
Novas et al., 2008
Species: A. cabazi
Binomial name
Austroraptor cabazi
Osborn et al.,
Austroraptor is an Unenlagiine from late Cretaceous Argentina. It's name translates to 'Southern Theif'. Uniquely among dromaeosaurid species; the Austroraptor exhibits physical traits associated with a wading piscivorous lifestyle; althrough the animal probably was a generalist that preferred the ate both aquatic and terrestrial prey; considering that there's no exclusively pisvicorus dromaesaurid species.
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Austroraptor in The Stomping Land

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