Meaning - Afrovenator means “African hunter”
Length - 27-30 ft (8-9 m) long
|WHEN IT LIVED||
Early Cretaceous period, about 130 million years ago.
|WHERE IT LIVED||
Fossils have been found in Abaka, Niger, Africa, in the southern Sahara desert.
A nearly complete Afrovenator was found in 1993. It is the most complete Cretaceous period carnivore found in Africa so far.
Afrovenator was a bipedal, meat-eating, three-fingered, stiff-tailed predator that had 2-inch-long bladelike teeth. It was related to Allosaurus.
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