Commonly confused Dromaeosaurs (Part One of Movie Myths):
Time Period: Late Cretaceous (70 million years ago-65 million years ago)
Method of kill: retractable "killing claw"
Height: 3 feet tall
Length: 6 feet long?
Locality: Gobi Desert in what is now Mongolia and China
Cool Facts: Cool fossil of it locked in combat with a Protoceratops near a protoceratops nest in Mongolia. Theorized as a pack hunter.
Time Period: Early Cretaceous to Late Cretaceous (145-65 million years ago)
Height: 6 feet or as tall as a full-grown Human male.
Length: (I'm not sure how long it was)
Locality: North America
Method of kill: retractable "killing claw" (for lack of a better term.)
Cool Facts: Mistakenly called "Velociraptor" by fans because it was needed to fill the role of a 6-foot-tall "Raptor." They knew the difference thanks to Horner but, in Crichton's novel, the Velociraptors were 6 feet tall. Theorized as a pack hunter because a group of them were found together next to their prey. This indicates that they died trying to take down the herbivore. The vertebrae in the tail were stiff and interlocked creating a stiff and strong counter-balance for running and jumping.