Thursday, March 06, 2014

Largest Terristerial Carnivorous Dinosaur Discovered in Portugal

The fossilized remains of   what could be the the largest predatory dinosaur ever, were discovered in Portugal, making it easily one of Europe's, if not the world's largest  terrestrial carnivores from the Jurassic period. 

T. Gurneyi, as the creature has been dubbed, had curved knife like teeth up to four inches in length, reach lengths of thirty three feet and weigh in at  4 to 5 tons. 

From the Science Daily article:
  • which indicates it may have been at the top of the food chain in the Iberian Peninsula roughly 150 million years ago.

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