Giganotosaurus

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Giganotosaurus means “giant southerner lizard.” These huge dinosaurs were meat eaters. They ate cretaceous dinosaurs.

They lived 97 million years ago during the late cretaceous period.

The Giganotosaurus is the largest meat eating dinosaur found so far. They are larger than T. Rex but not as large as the Spinosaurus.

They are very large, but their brain was small. They are classified as a Saurischis dinosaur. They were 40 feet long and weighed 13 tons.

It is believed these large dinosaurs preyed on large plant eaters like the Titanosaur. They are believed to have had a very good sense of smell. They had shorter and narrower teeth than the T. Rex. Their teeth were good for slicing flesh. It is believed they hunted in packs.

Fossils of the Giganotosaurus have been found in Argentina.

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