Carcharodontosaurus

Carcharodonto-saurus

Pronunciation:
Kar-KAR-o-don-toe-sore-us
Name meaning:
'Carcharodon lizard'
Carcharodontosaurus
large theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
15.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 98-94 million years ago
Found in:
North Africa

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Carcharodontosauridae
Named by:
Stromer (1931)
Type species:
saharicus

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