Body: Velociraptor was a fast dinosaur. It ran on two legs and stood about 3 feet (0.9 meter) tall. Velociraptor had feathers but could not fly. It had many sharp teeth.

Habitat: Velociraptor lived during the Late Cretaceous Period. It lived about 75 million years ago in deserts in central Asia.

Food: Velociraptor was a carnivore. It killed its prey with long, sharp claws. Velociraptor also ate dinosaur eggs. It broke the eggs open with its sharp teeth.

Behavior: Velociraptors were swift predators. They spent most of their time hunting for food. Velociraptors probably hunted in packs.

Compare to Today: The golden eagle is also a feathered hunter. It kills its prey by tearing it apart. Velociraptor killed in the same way.

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