Carcharodontosaurus was a large carnivorous dinosaur, belonging to the same suborder Theropoda which contains the famous Tyrannosaurus Rex, and is now considered larger than the T-Rex. The fossils of this dinosaur have been discovered in Northern Africa regions; this dinosaur has been known as the ‘African T-Rex’.
Name: Carcharodontosaurus (Shark toothed lizard).
Named By: Ernst Stromer - 1931.
Size: Estimated between 12 and 13 meters long.
Known locations: Algeria - Continental Intercalaire Formation, Brazil - Alcântara Formation?, Egypt - Baharîje Formation, Mut Formation, Morocco - Aoufous Formation, Kem Kem Formation, Niger - Continental Intercalaire Formation, Echkar Formation, Elrhaz Formation, and Tunisia - Chenini Formation, Continental Intercalaire Formation.
Time period: Albian to Cenomanian of the Cretaceous.