Raptor Red

Front Cover
Thorndike Press, 1996 - Fiction - 362 pages
4 Reviews
Paleontologist/author Robert Bakker is acknowledged as a rebel in his field, thought by many to have been the model for the paleontologist character in the novel and the movie Jurassic Park. This astonishing novel of love, loyalty, family, and survival tells the compelling story of a year in the life of one of a female Utahraptor, told entirely from the animal's point of view.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Raptor Red

User Review  - Brenda Clough - Goodreads

You've heard the rule for writers: only steal from the best? Bakker obviously knows it. Naturally he knows everything about dinosaurs and uses all that knowledge in this novel. But, aware of his ... Read full review

Review: Raptor Red

User Review  - Cheryl - Goodreads

Pretty neat book. At first I thought the portrayal of the dinosaurs' intelligence was too anthropormophic, but then I thought about how smart cats, dogs, magpies, dolphins, ravens etc. are. I believe Bakker's ideas have merit. And the raptors' adventures were pretty exciting, too. Read full review


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

21 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1996)

Dr. Robert T. Bakker is one of the most respected vertebrate paleontologists in the world. He is often credited with starting the "Dinosaur Renaissance." He lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Luis V. Rey's dinosaur paintings can be seen in museums throughout the world. His book "Extreme Dinosaurs" received a 2001 Parent's Choice Gold Award. He lives in London, England.

"From the Trade Paperback edition.

Bibliographic information