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Neovenator

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Neovenator is known from a partial skull and skeleton.

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Pronounced
nee-oh-ve-nay-tor
Meaning of name
new hunter
Length
  7.4m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(127 - 121 million years ago)
Found in
England, United Kingdom

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Carcharodontosauridae, Neovenator
Named by
Hutt, Martill and Barker (1996)
Type species
salerii