Dromaeosaurus albertensis (Fans Choice) 4" (Beasts of the Mesozoic)
Beasts of the Mesozoic Dromaeosaurus albertensis (Fans Choice) 4"
Beasts of the Mesozoic Dromaeosaurus albertensis (Fans Choice) 4" Manufacturer Information:This 1/8th scale raptor figure is approximately 4 inches long with 15 points of articulation and includes the following: one (1) pair of interchangeable lower legs, (1) display base, two (2) foot pegs, (1) body clamp, and (1) jumping rod, on blister-style packaging. Featuring package art by Sara Richard.
Dromaeosaurus albertensis Information:Dromaeosaurus albertensis is a well-known dinosaur species that belonged to the group of theropod dinosaurs known as dromaeosaurs. These dinosaurs are often referred to as "raptors" and are famous for their sharp, curved claws and presumed intelligence.
Dromaeosaurus albertensis is classified within the family Dromaeosauridae, which is a group of small to medium-sized theropod dinosaurs. Dromaeosaurs are closely related to modern birds and share several characteristics with them.
Dromaeosaurus albertensis lived during the Late Cretaceous period, approximately 76-72 million years ago. Fossils of this dinosaur have been found in North America, specifically in the Alberta and Montana regions of Canada and the United States.
Dromaeosaurus albertensis was a relatively small dinosaur, with an estimated length of about 6.6 feet (2 meters) and a height of around 3.3 feet (1 meter). They likely weighed around 33-44 pounds (15-20 kilograms).
Like other dromaeosaurs, Dromaeosaurus had a characteristic sickle-shaped claw on each foot, which was used for hunting and possibly for climbing. These dinosaurs had long, slender bodies, sharp teeth, and binocular vision, which may have contributed to their hunting abilities.
Dromaeosaurus albertensis was a carnivorous dinosaur and is believed to have primarily fed on small to medium-sized prey. It likely used its sharp claws and teeth to capture and tear apart its prey.
While it's challenging to determine the behavior of extinct dinosaurs with certainty, Dromaeosaurus albertensis is often depicted as a pack-hunting dinosaur, similar to its more famous relative, Velociraptor. The idea of pack hunting is based on fossil evidence of dromaeosaurs being found in close proximity to each other.
Many dromaeosaurs, including Dromaeosaurus, are believed to have had feathers, or at least some form of protofeathers. This suggests that they were covered in a layer of insulating plumage, which may have had a role in thermoregulation or display.
Fossils of Dromaeosaurus albertensis include partial skeletons and isolated bones, such as teeth and claws. These fossils have provided valuable insights into the anatomy and biology of this dinosaur.
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