❃ The Deinonychus was a bipedal dinosaur that lived during the early Cretaceous period. It was a carnivore that hunted in packs, and was one of the most feared predators of its time. It had a large claw on each hind foot, which it used to slash at its prey.
❃ Deinonychus means "terrible claw", and it is often referred to as the "velociraptor" of its time. Deinonychus was about 6 feet long and weighed around 100 pounds. The "terrible claw" isn't too much of a terrible read, too. Check out the facts that might just surprise you!
❃ It had a long, curved neck and a small head with sharp teeth. It also had two large claws on each hand, which it used to grip its prey.