Velociraptor

Release Version: Base Game

Classification

DietCarnivore
HabitatTerrestrial
EraLate Cretaceous
FamilyDromaeosauridae
GenusVelociraptor
Bio GroupSmall Carnivore

Size

Height (m)1.7
Length (m)3.9
Weight (kg)226

Rating

Base Appeal185
Appeal (Per $1MM)365.4
Appeal (Per Hectare)314.7
Base Dominance63
Base AppealAppeal (Per $1MM)Appeal (Per Hectare)Base Dominance
Velociraptor
Median

Stats

Security Rating5
Lifespan35 - 70
Resilience130
Attack45
Defence18
Medical Dart Resistance60
Sedative Resistance60
Poison Resistance155

Environmental Needs

Comfort50% , 85% , 95%
Open Space (m2)705062%
Forest (m2)365032%
Water (m2)6005%
Prey (m2)4

Cohabitation Preferences

Social Group2 - 3
Ideal Population0 - 20
Area Need Growth+20%
Likes
Liked By
Dislikes
Disliked By
Neutral
None
Fight
Hunt
Pack Hunt

Behaviors are scripted in game files but are not guaranteed to happen. Dominance, territory, and traits determine whether they would actually fight.

Unlock requirements

Unlocked by retrieving the fossil from one of the following dig sites:

Dig SitesLocationsFossilsRequirements (Logistics)DurationCostScientists (Max)
Iren Dabasu FormationAsiaChinaInner Mongolia
fossil_thoropoda_commonx2
fossil_thoropoda_uncommonx3
fossil_thoropoda_rarex2
605:30$640,0003
Nemegt Formation BAsiaMongoliaGobi Desert
fossil_thoropoda_commonx7
fossil_thoropoda_uncommonx1
505:30$360,0003

Synthesis

Eggs2 - 6
Requirements (Genetics)5
Scientists (Max)3
Duration01:00
Cost$225,000

Incubation

Requirements (Welfare)5
Scientists (Max)3
Duration03:00
Cost$450,000

Genome Trait Chances

Genetic Mods (Max)6
Sociability25%Social
Tolerance-75%Intolerant
Habituation4%Docile
Aggression-50%Aggressive
Nocturnal24%Nocturnal
Fitness50%Fit

Disease

ImmuneBracken Poisoning
SusceptibleHookworms

Description

Velociraptor’s reputation as one of the most terrifying dinosaurs comes not from its size – at just 4m in length it is dwarfed by many less intimidating genera – but its ferocity and intelligence. With its large, sharp teeth and sickle-shaped claws, Velociraptor is a highly efficient predator, preying upon plant-eating dinosaurs such as Protoceratops - although its relative lack of power means it is unlikely to attack large or armoured dinosaurs.

Discovery

The first Velociraptor fossil was found in 1923 by Peter Kaisen, when he unearthed a complete skull and a toe claw while on an expedition to the Gobi Desert in Outer Mongolia with the American Museum of Natural History. The specimen was referred back to Henry Fairfield Osborne at the museum in New York and named Velociraptor – ‘swift plunderer’ – in reference to its speed and predatory behavior.

Paleoecology

Velociraptor remains have only been found in the Djadochta Formation in Mongolia, suggesting that the genus lived in this area around 70-74m years ago during the Late Cretaceous period. The climate at this time was desert-like, with Velociraptor gravitating towards streams and river where prey would congregate in search of vegetation.

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