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meaning: "Vulture raider"
Named By: Peter J. Makovicky, Sebastian Apesteguia & Frederico L. Agnolin in 2005
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 94 Ma
Location: Argentina, Patagonia - Candeleros Formation
Size: About 1.5 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Based upon a skull and partial skeleton. At least two further individuals exist
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Theropoda | Dromaeosauridae | Unenlagiinae |

Buitreraptor is a predatory dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaur from the Cretaceous of Argentina.

Buitreraptor was described in 2005. The type species is Buitreraptor gonzalezorum. It was rooster-sized and had a very elongated head with many small teeth.

Read more about Buitreraptor at Wikipedia
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