Velociraptor means 'quick thief'. They earned this name because of their speed. They had a stiff tail which helped with balance and allowed them to run faster, turn quicker and jump more accurately, and their long feathers allowed them to control how and where they landed.
This cast of a Velociraptor killing claw measures a 2.25 inches long. This is a cast of the original fossil, research grade in quality polyresin and hand-painted. Colors may vary.