- n. Plural form of raptor.
“They marked and released several of the raptors from the Japanese island of Ishigaki, hoping that they would fly south - the birds headed north instead.”
“They are also known as raptors daytime raptors, more accurately, to distinguish them from the unrelated and mostly night-loving but equally predatory owls.”
“Utah's Division of Wildlife Resources is inviting the public to watch birds of prey, known as raptors, at its annual Raptor Watch Day on Saturday at an Orem overlook.”
“Until relatively recently, all vultures were classified as raptors, or birds of prey, with their habit of feasting on dead animals thought to simply be a variation on the theme of carnivorous birds.”
“Randy Zellers, managing editor of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Arkansas Wildlife magazine, said owls are classified as raptors, which are protected under strict federal regulations.”
“Birds of prey, also known as raptors, have fascinated people for thousands of years and inspire people even today.”
“Gehlbach said birds of prey, also known as raptors, are becoming more numerous in urban areas across America, thanks to several factors: better legal protection, fewer pesticides in the environment, loss of rural habitat and ample food supplies in cities and suburbs.”
“The "raptors" and other theropods are very nicely done, especially the big "devilsaur" tyrannosaurids.”
“Kosmoceratops lived in Laramidia, an area known as the "lost continent", alongside other herbivores, including armoured ankylosaurs, duck-billed hadrosaurs and dome-headed pachycephalosaurs, and carnivorous predators such as raptors and tyrannosaurs.”
“Think about it this way: in initial designs for Jurassic Park they gave the "'raptors" forked tongues.”
Looking for tweets for raptors.