Predatory Dinosaurs from the Sahara and Late Cretaceous Faunal Differentiation

  title={Predatory Dinosaurs from the Sahara and Late Cretaceous Faunal Differentiation},
  author={Paul C. Sereno and Didier B. Dutheil and Mohamed Iarochene and Hans C. E. Larsson and Gabrielle H. Lyon and Paul M. Magwene and Christian A. Sidor and David J. Varricchio and Jeffrey A. Wilson},
  pages={986 - 991}
Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian) fossils discovered in the Kem Kem region of Morocco include large predatory dinosaurs that inhabited Africa as it drifted into geographic isolation. One, represented by a skull approximately 1.6 meters in length, is an advanced allosauroid referable to the African genus Carcharodontosaurus. Another, represented by a partial skeleton with slender proportions, is a new basal coelurosaur closely resembling the Egyptian genus Bahariasaurus. Comparisons with Cretaceous… Expand

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