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Velociraptor: An Informational Paper
by: Keira D., Grade: 6+


Before we get into velociraptors, let's go over some basic facts. First, when did dinosaurs exist? Scientists believe dinosaurs existed between 247 and 66 million years ago. A long time, right? The word dinosaur means 'terrible lizard'. That suggests they must have been pretty scary, huh? Actually, not all of them were. There were carnivores(they ate meat), herbivores(they ate plants), and omnivores(they ate both meat and plants). There are over 700 species of dinosaurs that have been found. I'm going to go over one in particular: the velociraptor. You may have heard of it. Jurassic Park made the dinosaur very popular.
 
The velociraptor exsisted in the late Cretaceous Period, nearly 70 to 85 million years ago. It's name means



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