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Carcharodontosaurus

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Pronounced
Kar-KAR-o-don-toe-sore-us
Meaning of name
Carcharodon lizard
Length
about  15m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(98 - 94 million years ago)
Found in
North Africa

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Carcharodontosauridae, Carcharodontosaurus
Named by
Stromer (1931)
Type species
saharicus