Fun Vitakridrinda Facts For Kids

Moumita Dutta
Jan 31, 2024 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Feb 28, 2022
Edited by Luca Demetriou
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Vitakridrinda is a type species of V. Sulaimani. This animal is known to have the first rostrum according to Malkani, who mentioned about the animal in the science series of Sindh University Y Research Journal that was published in 2006. 

Vitakridrinda Interesting Facts

How do you pronounce 'Vitakridrinda'?

The word can be broken into 'Vita-krid-rinda' to make the pronunciation easier.

What type of dinosaur was a Vitakridrinda?

This animal is a type species of V. Sulaimani.

In which geological period did the Vitakridrinda roam the Earth?

The geological survey of Pakistan found the tooth with a partial snout which dates back to the late cretaceous period.

When did the Vitakridrinda become extinct?

Although the animal is estimated to have lived during the late cretaceous or in the latest cretaceous period, the period of their extinction could not be traced back.

Where did Vitakridrinda live?

The geological survey of Pakistan found the partial remains of the dinosaurs in Pakistan. So they were believed to have existed in that region only.

What was the Vitakridrinda's habitat?

This abelisaurid theropod dinosaur is assumed to have lived in a terrestrial habitat of middle Asia.

Who did the Vitakridrinda live with?

These animals were believed to live in a cretaceous ecosystem with the fauna present in the region at that period.

How long did a Vitakridrinda live?

The exact lifespan of this dinosaur could not be traced back.

How did they reproduce?

These animals used to lay eggs to reproduce.

Vitakridrinda Fun Facts

What did the Vitakridrinda look like?

Although the dinosaur specimens were found to have a partial snout, thigh bones, and a tooth. It can be assumed that the animal was not that slimy.

This species is known to have existed between 72.1 million years ago to 66 million years ago.
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How many bones did a Vitakridrinda have?

Although the remains included two thigh bones, the total number of bones in the body could not be calculated.

How did they communicate?

Since they became extinct a long time back, their convenient mode of communication could not be traced back.

How big was the Vitakridrinda?

The partial remains discovered by the geological survey of Pakistan could not trace much, but the average size was stated to be around 236.2 in (6 m). They were almost as big as Pararhabdodon.

How fast could a Vitakridrinda move?

They are assumed to be fast because of their predatory nature, but the exact speed is unavailable.

How much did a Vitakridrinda weigh?

The weight of these saurischian dinosaurs is not known as of now.

What were the male and female names of the species?

There has been no specific name assigned to the male and female members. They are usually referred to as the sex that this abelisaurid theropod dinosaur would belong to.

What would you call a baby Vitakridrinda?

There has been no information regarding the nomenclature of a baby Vitakridrinda.

How aggressive were they?

Considering the fact they were carnivores, they were probably greedy for meat. But there has been no information to confirm whether they were aggressive or greedy.

Did you know…

The geological survey discovered five different fossils of this dinosaur.

MS Malkani described the dinosaur specimens in the year 2006.

*We've been unable to source an image of Vitakridrinda and have used an image of t-rex instead. If you are able to provide us with a royalty-free image of Vitakridrinda, we would be happy to credit you. Please contact us at hello@kidadl.com

Vitakridrinda Facts

What Did They Prey On?

N/A

what Type of Animal were they?

Carnivore

Average Litter Size?

N/A

What Did They Look Like?

N/A

How Much Did They Weigh?

N/A

Skin Type

Bumpy skin

How Long Were They?

N/A

How Tall Were They?

236.2 in (6 m)

Kingdom

Animalia

Class

Reptilia

Genus

Abelisaurid

Family

Abelisauridae

Scientific Name

Vitakridrinda

What Were Their Main Threats?

Changes in the weather

What Habitat Did They Live In?

Terrestrial forests

Where Did They Live?

Pakistan
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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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