Diet: Carnivore (Meat-Eater)
Name Means: "Wounding lizard"
Length: 20 feet (6 m)
Height: 8 feet (2.5 m)
Weight: 1.5 tons (1350 kilos)
Time: Late Cretaceous - 70 MYA
Fossil remains for this Dinosaur have been found in
Edward Drinker Cope discovered
Dryptosaurus in 1866. His find was of a poorly preserved partial
skeleton, which may not have been fully-grown.
The relationship of Dryptosaurus to other carnivorous dinosaurs
is the subject of great debate, but it is clear Dryptosaurus was a
large, meat-eating beast that walked on two legs and lived near the
end of the age of dinosaurs.