#12 Carcharodontosaurus saharicus

#12 seed in the Fossil Crates 2020 Chew-ly Chompionship

Carcharodontosaurus saharicus - “Jagged Toothed Lizard from Sahara”

Family: Carcharodontsauridae

From: Egypt, Africa

Lived: 95 m.y.a., in the Late Cretaceous

Named: Deperet and Savornin 1925

 

Fight Day Stats

39’ long 5" (12 m)

Weighed in at 4 tons (8,298 lbs, 3764 kg)

 

Bio

The serrations on the teeth of Carcharodontosaurus resemble those of a Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias), thus its name.  Its 5’ skull had a mouthful of flattened, blade-like teeth able to shear off massive amounts of flesh while leaving a bloody wound, just like the Great White Shark does today.  Combine the skull with a long, powerful body and one has the potential of a Chompion!   

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