Troodon was a relatively small, bird-like dinosaurs that lived during the Late Cretaceous period and one of the first North American dinosaurs to receive a name.
Troodon had the largest brains for its size of any dinosaur, being comparable to that of a modern emu. It also had large eyes and a narrow snout filled with small, curved, and coarsely serrated teeth.
- Pronounced: TROH-o-don
- Means: Wounding tooth
- Where: North America (Alberta, Montana, Wyoming)
- When: Late Cretaceous
- Diet: Carnivorous (small vertebrates, mammals)
- Size of Adult: 11.5 ft (3.5 m) long
- Size of Animatronic Model: L 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), H 3 ft 6 in (1.07 m)*
* includes height of steel base