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FMNH Deinonychus.JPG
Moontit skelet, Field Museum
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Reptilia
Order: Saurischia
Clade: Maniraptora
Faimily: Dromaeosauridae
Subfaimily: Velociraptorinae
Genus: Deinonychus
Ostrom, 1969
Species: † D. antirrhopus
Binomial name
Deinonychus antirrhopus
Ostrom, 1969

Velociraptor antirrhopus
(Ostrom, 1969) Paul, 1988

Deinonychus (/dˈnɒnkəs/ dy-NON-i-kəs; [δεινός] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help), 'terrible' an ὄνυξ, genitive ὄνυχος 'claw') is a genus o carnivorous dromaeosaurid dinosaurs. Thare is ane describit species, Deinonychus antirrhopus. This species, could grow up tae 3.4 metres (11 ft) lang. Fossils hae been recovered frae the U.S. states o Montana, Wyoming, an Oklahoma, in rocks o the Cloverly Formation an Antlers Formation, tho teeth that mey belang tae Deinonychus hae been foond much farther east in Maryland.