Predatory dinosaur remains from madagascar: implications for the cretaceous biogeography of gondwana

@article{Sampson1998PredatoryDR,
  title={Predatory dinosaur remains from madagascar: implications for the cretaceous biogeography of gondwana},
  author={Sampson and Witmer and Forster and Krause and O'connor and Dodson and Ravoavy},
  journal={Science},
  year={1998},
  volume={280 5366},
  pages={
          1048-51
        }
}
Recent discoveries of fossil vertebrates from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar include several specimens of a large theropod dinosaur. One specimen includes a nearly complete and exquisitely preserved skull with thickened pneumatic nasals, a median frontal horn, and a dorsal projection on the parietals. The new materials are assigned to the enigmatic theropod group Abelisauridae on the basis of a number of unique features. Fossil remains attributable to abelisaurids are restricted to three… 
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