Afrovenator carnivorous dinosaur is the most complete ever found in Africa to
It was discovered in 1993 (described by Sereno, Wilson, Larsson, Dutheil & Sues
Afrovenator lived in the Cretaceous ((Hauterivian 136,4 to 130 million years) to
(Barremian (130 to 125 million years)) there are 132 121 million years.
Its name means African hunter
* Period: Cretaceous
* Size: 8-9 m
long, 2.3 m high
* Habitat: Niger
* Diet: carnivorous
Afrovenator measured about 9 feet from head to tail tip.
It walked on its two
He had a long tail and sharp teeth and curved.
The skull Afrovenator measured approximately one meter long.
It provides discrete ornamentation, but still a low ridge Lachrymal pierced with
a broad sinus.
The length of its hind legs suggests that he was a very fast predator.
Teeth marks found on bones Jobaria and it is quite possible that they belonged
As Jobaria, Afrovenator is known only in northern Niger.
Inventory of fossil found
* An incomplete skeleton with a skull without mandible, vertebrae, ribs, pelvis,
limb bones ...