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meaning: "Utah's hunter"
Named By: James Kirkland, Robert Gaston, & Donald Burge in 1993
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 126 Ma
Location: USA, Utah
Size: Estimates of up to 7 meters long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Numerous specimens of fragmentary remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Dromaeosauridae | Eudromaeosauria | Dromaeosaurinae |

Utahraptor (meaning "Utah's predator") is a genus of theropod dinosaurs. It contains a single species, Utahraptor ostrommaysorum, which is the largest known member of the family Dromaeosauridae. Fossil specimens date to the upper Barremian stage of the early Cretaceous period (in rock strata dated to 126 +- 2.5 million years ago).

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