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Raptor or RAPTOR may refer to:


  • Raptor (bird), bird of prey, bird that hunts and feeds on other animals
  • Raptor- or -raptor, affixes used in taxonomy to describe dromeosaurs or similar animals
  • Dromaeosauridae, the raptor family of dinosaurs, that includes both Velociraptor and Deinonychus
    • Deinonychus, a larger cousin of Velociraptor, upon which the raptors featured in the Jurassic Park franchise were primarily based
    • Velociraptor, a genus of small theropod dinosaur

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]


  • Raptor (film), a 2001 made-for-television horror film
  • Raptor Island, a Sci Fi original film about an island in the South China Sea, that debuted on the Sci Fi Channel on August 21, 2004
    • Planet Raptor, a 2007 science-fiction made-for-television film directed by Gary Jones; the sequel to Raptor Island
  • Raptor Ranch (also known as The Dinosaur Experiment), a 2012 science fiction action adventure horror comedy film




  • Raptor (Thai duo), a Thai pop duo consisting of two boys, Joni Anwar (also known as Joni Raptor) and Louis Scott
  • Raptor, a series of electric guitar produced by Peavey Guitars

Roller coasters[edit]


  • Raptor Computing Systems, a company which sells computers with POWER9 processors
  • Raptor Engineering, an OpenPOWER Foundation member and coreboot contractor


  • RAPTOR, a reconnaissance pod carried by the RAF Tornado aircraft
  • HSM-71, a U.S. Navy helicopter squadron, known by the nickname "The Raptors"
  • Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, a United States Air Force stealth fighter aircraft
  • VMMT-204, United States Marine Corps Osprey training squadron, known by the nickname "The Raptors"

Raptor (bird) organizations[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Computers and programming[edit]

Engines and vehicles[edit]

Air and space[edit]


  • Ford Raptor, a pickup truck
  • Raptor 125 and 1000, motorbikes built by Cagiva
  • Raptor 660, an ATV 4-wheel motorcycle produced by Yamaha
  • Zagato Raptor, a concept car design created in 1996 by Zagato in partnership with Alain Wicki for Lamborghini


  • Raptor-class, a design of car ferry used by Red Funnel to cross the Solent


  • Toronto Raptors, a National Basketball Association team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Raptors 905, an NBA G League team affiliated with the Toronto Raptors based in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Dunkin' Raptors, a Thai basketball team
  • Glendale Raptors, an American rugby union team for Major League Rugby based in Glendale, Colorado
  • Raptor, a downhill ski course adjacent to Birds of Prey in Beaver Creek, Colorado, US
  • Bengaluru Raptors, a Premier Badminton League team based in the city of Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Ogden Raptors, an American professional baseball team in the Pioneer League
  • Bangalore Raptors, a defunct Champions Tennis League team in 2014 that was based in the city of Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Everett Raptors, a defunct professional indoor football team based in Everett, Washington
  • Lancashire Raptors, a defunct British ice hockey team based in Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Rockford Raptors, a defunct American professional soccer team based in Rockford, Illinois; currently a U8-U19 boys & girls soccer club

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