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These are the bones of an Allosaurus. The skeleton includes the dinosaur’s sharp claws and teeth. Allosaurus used its claws and teeth to catch prey.

Several features made Allosaurus a good hunter. This artist’s drawing showed what Allosaurus may have looked like in real life. Which hunting features can you see in this photo?

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Making Connections


Would you want to see an Allosaurus in real life? Why or why not?


Have you read any other books about dinosaur predators? How are they similar to or different from an Allosaurus?


Allosaurus had sharp teeth and claws to help it hunt. What are some animals today that have sharp teeth or claws for hunting?

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