Family Dromeosauridae Species V. mongoliensis V. osmolskae Time period 80 million years ago Located in Gobi Desert Diet meat Velociraptor
is a genus of dromaeosaurid that lived approximately 75-71 million years ago, in the Campanion-Maastrichtian stages of the Late Cretaceous period. It appeared as a major species in
. In the documentary, it is incorrectly shown as living 80 million years ago.
In the show there are a total of 8
Velociraptors: , White Tip , Blue Brow , 2 Female raptors, and 3 raptor chicks.
All the Velociraptors were living five million years earlier than they actually did.
Evidence of Velociraptors being a pack-hunter is extremely limited.
Although accurately covered in feathers it should also posses wings and a tail fan.
Velociraptor couldn't have had its hands facing downwards without painfully braking them.
The genus was given a tad of sexual dimorphism: females made white, males made grey and blue.
A Velociraptor from Jurassic Park had a cameo in the first episode, before morphing into one shown in this series.
Today it is believed Velociraptor was nocturnal or crepuscular, which is common in desert-animals.
The sounds used for the calls of the Velocriaptor chicks are squeaks and calls of Guinea Pigs.
The sounds for the Velociraptor are re-used Dromaeosaur sound effects from When Dinosaurs Roamed America.