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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Carcharodontosaurus facts

Carcharodontosaurus name means: "Shark Lizard" and all so means "Shark-Toothed Lizard". When it live? Middle Cretaceous period, about 110 to 90 million years ago. Where did it live? Fossils have been found in North Africa. Fossils: Carcharodontosaurus was first known from an incomplete North African skull and a few bones found by Depret and Savornin in 1927 (originally called Megalosaurus saharicus). These fossils were destroyed during World War II. In 1996, Paul Sereno and his team found another Carcharodontosaurus in North Africa; it was even larger than the older specimen.


Length - 26-44 feet (8-14 m) long
Height - 12 ft (3.6 m) tall at the hips
 Weight - 6-8 tons             


Carnosaurs: Allosaurus, Acrocanthosaurus, Carcharodontosaurus, Giganotosaurus, Carcharodontosauridae, Mapusaurus, Australovenator               


National Geographic Dinosaurs                   Field Guide to Dinosaurs              

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