Carcharodontosaurus saharicus - “Jagged Toothed Lizard from Sahara”
From: Egypt, Africa
Lived: 95 mya., 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)
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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