Theropods are a group of dinosaurs that include the dinosaurs that you are most likely familiar with: the Tyrannosaurus rex. The theropods were the largest and most dangerous dinosaurs that lived during the Late Cretaceous Period.

    Definition of theropods


    any of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs


    bird-footed dinosaur, theropod dinosaur

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