A lone female velociraptor, ill suited to life on her own, struggles to survive in the Gobi desert. Eventually she is accepted by a small pack of velociraptors where she can hunt with the pack and mate. But once again she finds herself on her own, now with offspring, when an avalanche buries the rest of the pack as they attack a protoceratops. Written by
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The program depicts the dinosaur called Oviraptor as a ferocious carnivore that kills smaller animals with ease, and even threatens Velociraptor. More modern theories suggest this is highly erroneous. Not only does the documentary mix up Oviraptor with Citipati (since the latter's fossils have been mistaken for those of Oviraptor for decades), scientists now think the animal was actually a herbivore, rather than a predator. See more
The narrator mispronounces the name of the dinosaur Shuvuuia as "shoo-via". It should be "shoo-voo-ia". See more