A small carnivore that was the precursor to the raptor family. It appears in both Walking with Dinosaurs and When Dinosaurs Roamed America.


Coelophysis is a small theropod that is both a predator and scavenger. While most raptors had three fingers Coelphysis actually had three.It was very fast able to run faster than most animals during it's time. They were also very numerous due to the constant breeding and plentiful food.



When Dinosaurs Roamed America

Since it appears in both documentaries nothing is all that different. Even it's skin color is similar.

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