Id think that the american lion might win by a margin, since mammalian bodies are much more dense, and dromaeosaurs have a more avian physiology with hollow bones. Oh btw, this forum isnt nearly as active as carnivora so you might have to wait a few days before receiving a handful of responses. It probably cant itself hunt lions, being too slow. Read american lion vs smilodon from the story who would win. Velociraptor, utahraptor, dakotaraptor, austroraptor, achillobator, deinonychus, microraptor, drom. It would be a very close match, but this is just my opinion. However this book is evolutionistic in its basis, and offers some untrue evolutionistic theorys. I suppose, for the sake of the movie and book it was adapted from the word velociraptor sounded cooler. I mean, i know based on is an awful subjective term, and allows you to take a lot of liberties, but that particular breed was taller than your avera. The worlds most intelligent killers and they hunted in packs.
The holotype specimen of utahraptor is fragmentary, consisting of skull fragments, a tibia, claws and some caudal tail vertebra. Utahraptor was discovered in 1991 in the cedar mountain formation of eastern utah. Some studies show dinosaurs lived in a low oxygen environment but the longest theory and proof show they lived in. It was millions of years in the making, but utahraptor is now utahs official state dinosaur or it will be on may 8. Herbert signs bill making utahraptor the new state. Looking at the size comparisons from wikipedia admittedly not super accurate the utahraptor looks a bit bigger. Mar 31, 2003 it was an african lion too, named parnell.
Correct samson, the raptor in ark is the utahraptor prime. They may have instead had extra powerful muscles for driving the killing claw forwards into its prey. Allosaurus would also hunt in packs as well in order to take down massive sauropods, and werent bumbling buffoons. Blue vs utahraptor sperm whale vs mosasaurus what if dinosaurs break out. If a utahraptor fought against a tiger, who would win. Like other raptors, utahraptor was equipped with single, huge, curving claws on each of its hind feetexcept that in utahraptors case, these claws measured up to nine inches long, about the same size as a sabertoothed tigers canines. Hypothetically, who would win in a fight to the death angry male lions or 3000 hyenas. Andrew jackson in the white house is author jon meachams fourth book. But i think utahraptor could be 8 meters in length and 3 meters in height. Born in 1767 along the border between north and south carolina, andrew jackson experienced the american war of independence as a. Dakotaraptor compared to utahraptor dinosaur models. It was a fastmoving, agile, bipedal walked on two legs, birdlike dinosaur.
Jun 17, 2014 utahraptor ostrommaysorum utah thief is the biggest known member of the theropod dinosaur family dromaeosauridae from the barremian phase of the lower cretaceous period, and it was also one of the first. Like modern tigers, it would mainly hunt alone, eating whatever animal it can overpower. Bringing all of the above together, utahraptor probably focused upon its attentions to larger prey items such as hadrosaurs or smaller sauropods. Also like other raptors, utahraptor was endowed with an active, warmblooded metabolism, and probably hunted in packs. Read blue vs utahraptor from the story who would win. Paul was the one that began the incorrect sizing of velociraptor with the book predatory dinosaurs of the world, as. Its not a huge difference in size so i assume a single fight could go either way but if you experimented with a series of fights the utahraptors would probably win more on average. Scrupulously researched and vividly written, this book is certain to attract a large and diverse reading public. Jurassic fight club season one 07of12 ice age monsters. How much do you know about utahraptor, the largest raptor that ever lived. I mean, i know based on is an awful subjective term, and allows you to take a lot of liberties, but. American lion fight, as well as george blasings uses of he when describing prehistoric species and repeatedly referring to the the little gastonia which in real life was over sixteen feet long and weighed about two tons, making it heavier than the utahraptor. Which would more likely win one on one, a smilodon populator or an american lion. Its thought to have been the largest raptor that ever lived ironically, the two ton gigantoraptor from central asia isnt even in the running because it was just.
An african lion could weigh as much as three deinonychuses. Unlike utahraptor, the bones were more dense, and more heavy. Jurassic fight club was hosted by george blasing, a selftaught paleontologist. Utahraptor was the largest member of a group of dinosaurs called dromaeosaurs. Whats the difference between a velociraptor and a utahraptor.
Utahraptor was a predator, probably an ambush predator. Dinosaurs arent idiots, even if their brains werent as advanced as modern day mammals. I still would recomend this book for someone who wants to learn about one of gods most amazing creations. Because of the insufficiant fossil record not much is known about the dinosaur. Utahraptor ostrommaysi was a bipedal domeosaur that lived during the early cretecous period in what is now north america. Only a partial fragmented skeleton consisting of skull fragments, a tibia, claws and some caudal vertebrae have been found to date.
If the utahraptor pair stick together, they will have a better chance to win than if the american lion coalition separates them. One on one, the utahraptor will obviously be favoured. One adult male lion vs one full grown velociraptor in a fight to the. In writing american lion, meacham said he sought not to whitewash jackson or all his sins, which are enormous, such. Published in 2008, this biography of president jackson was awarded the pulitzer prize in 2009.
Like other raptors, utahraptor was equipped with single, huge, curving claws on each of its hind feetexcept that in utahraptor s case, these claws measured up to nine inches long, about the same size as a sabertoothed tigers canines. Utahraptor was a large midcretaceous dromaeosaurid predator with 915 inch middletoe claws it was a fastmoving, agile, bipedal walked on two legs, birdlike dinosaur. Utahraptor was the subject of the book raptor red by robert t. Starting with the majestic and mighty american lion. Feb 16, 2014 utahraptor is a semi heavyweight based combatant but still living up to its agile roots. It was a heavybuilt, grounddwelling, bipedal carnivore. Each of its three fingers on each arm had large, sharp, curved claw. The dinosaur shown in jurassic park isnt a velociraptor at all.
Read whos stronger largest smilodon or american lion. Unfortunately not much could be known about the animal because of. By opening up these family albumssharing personal memories, scrapbooks, book dummies, model shots, and final art, marcus chronicles the way books come into being, the way artists are nurtured and grown, and the way where we come from influences who and what we become. Utahraptor is a semi heavyweight based combatant but still living up to its agile roots. Jurassic fight club titled dinosaur secrets in australiauk is a paleontologybased television series on history channel which premiered in the usa in july 2008. We have a 9ton block of sandstone full of utahraptor bones. Two of the largest cats in history, but who would win the crown.
But i think this utahraptor skeletons are other dinosaur or something. Jurassic fight club titled dinosaur secrets in australiathe uk is a paleontologybased television series on history channel which premiered in the us in july 2008. If the lion specimens are large pride males with both weighing over. This book describes the research and paleontological investigation that led to the identification and classification of one of the most recent dinosaurs to be discovered, a huge. First we are going to go over some myths and true facts. Utahraptor was estimated to have weighed up to 1,500lbs and could have easily looked a 6 foot tall man in the eye. American lion needs no introduction, it was the largest cat ever.
These few elements suggest an animal about twice the size of deinonychus. As a group, these active dinosaurs were geographically widespread with fossil specimens found in asia, both north and south america and even england nuthetes destructor. Lion vs tigertyrannosaurus rex vs velociraptortarantula vs scorpion on. Andrew jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the. Its killer claw was up to 15 long, compared to about 34 long for velociraptors claw. And in a hot climate against a foe whos built to withstand and even hotter climate of the late jurassic, its going to get heat stress very quickly. It also probably is not strong or balanced enough to resist a takedown attempt by a lion. Since these 2 are of similar weight, the american lions center of mass is much lower to the ground, compared to the achillobator. If utahraptor hunted in packs, kirkland and colleagues suggested. Marcus introduces readers to five bestselling and awardwinning families with talent that spans the generations. When it comes to dinosaurondinosaur combat, the early cretaceous period about 144 to 120 million years ago offers relatively slim pickings. Utahraptor had thick leg bones and are not what you would expect from a fast hunter. Deinonychus antirrhopus by durbed on deviantart jurassic park iv has a release date. Discussion who would win in a fight a utahraptor or a.
At huxley paleozoo our utahraptor lives in the raptors exhibit. Utahraptor, this animal would go on to star in a popular book called raptor red written by robert t. Utahraptor was a large cretaceous theropod utahraptor, which means utahs predator, is a theropod dinosaur that lived about 125 million years ago in the early cretaceous era. However, its neck is likely strong enough that a lion can neither shatter it by a paw blown, nor seperate the vertebrae efficiently, which would necessitate killing by. Whether or not utahraptor can truly jump high varies from evolutionary biologist to paleontologist to critical thinkers.
Utahraptor simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Utahraptor ostrommaysorum utah thief is the biggest known member of the theropod dinosaur family dromaeosauridae from the barremian phase of the lower cretaceous period, and it was also one of the first. Not to nitpick or question the devs, but if its based on the utahraptor, shouldnt it be bigger. The show ran for one season of 12 episodes and was not renewed. No one knows if its the same species or not, however, if it wasnt then it means that tyrannosaurs actually competed with t. Ceratosaurus vs utahraptor tyrannotitan vs spinosaurus giganotosaurus vs tyrannosaurus rex. Im questioning,because ill add utahraptor in my small dinosaur tournament series. Having the unique distinction as one of the largest raptors that have ever lived, utahraptor is a dinosaur that lived approximately 125 million years ago during the cretaceous period. One of the best books about the utahraptor ever written. Its massive size was probably related to the lack of carnosaurs in the area acrocanthosaurus started becoming common soon after utahraptor went extinct. These guys wouldve measured 3 meters long and weighing 470 kg, slightly smaller than the highest weight estimate for the american lion. Nanotyrannus is a close relative of tyrannosaurus rex.
All battles take place in an open field and the utahraptor is allowed to fully heal between the fights. A pound utahraptor gets pitted against different mammals. Apr 05, 2018 this feature is not available right now. Utahraptor was a large midcretaceous dromaeosaurid predator with 915 inch middletoe claws. Though the honor of its discovery went to james kirkland see above, utahraptor was actually named by another eminent paleontologist, robert bakker who then went on to make a female utahraptor the main protagonist of his adventure novel raptor red.
The american lion is also more stable on all 4 legs than the bipedal achillobator. We want to prepare the block and learn whats inside. A claw swipe from a lion is enough to knock a 300lb whatever around. Utahraptor meaning utahs predator is a genus of large dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaur that lived in north america during the early cretaceous period. Quite a bit of it in the fight scenes especially the shortfaced bear vs. The raptors are based on at least two north american species deinonychus and utahraptor so not that bad when compared to the book. Thats why im keen to see what the posters on here have to say on a grizzly vs dinosaur of equal size matchup. Meacham has also written about franklin roosevelt and winston churchill. Dakotaraptor compared to utahraptor the vast majority of the dromaeosaurids known were actually rather small when compared to other types of theropod dinosaur.
Anyhow, even talking about a giant cave bear, ive gotta put my money on the utahraptor. A paleontology team led by james kirkland discovered the new genus of dromosauradae which they later named utahraptor ostrommaysi in 1993. Different models have dictated different weights, from 453 kg to a whopping 997 kg 1 ton, so for simplicitys sake, i will go with 500. Jurassic fight club was hosted by george blasing, a selftaught paleontologist, and also features wellknown paleontologists such as thomas r. Skeleton of american lion panthera leo atrox in museum. Utahraptor vs two african lions animalia enthusiasts. The lion would need a long time and a perfect opportunity for it to do any real damage to the allosaurus. I think utahraptor is relatively more agile and that is gonna be a pain in the ass for kody.
Sharp, serrated teeth were set into very powerful jaws. Lion vs tigertyrannosaurus rex vs velociraptortarantula vs scorpion. Herbert signs bill making utahraptor the new state dinosaur the. Like other dromaeosaurs, it had a large, hooked claw on its second toe that it might have used for slashing or stabbing a victim after leaping on it. We know the earths continents must have been thick with dinosaurs during this time. It contains a single species, utahraptor ostrommaysi, which is the largestknown member of the family dromaeosauridae.1109 1129 167 1211 412 1009 299 503 1148 1070 929 349 1327 936 233 46 420 533 1209 661 489 1110 1141 827 1026 1200 1452 181 517 17 1152