More carnosaurs

Fossilized remains of carnosaurs have been found worldwide. Many of the carnosaur skeletons that have been found are very incomplete. Consequently, they are difficult to study and understand, since pictures of whole dinosaurs have to be built up from small fragments of evidence. Scientists cannot even be sure that all of the dinosaurs they have grouped in the carnosaur group are, in fact, carnosaurs.

Carnotaurus

Found only in Argentina, Carnotaurus was about 40 ft (12 m) long. Its short, stubby head had the unusual feature of two pointed horns above the eyes. These horns may have been used as weapons when fighting rivals

Rows of prominent, ball-like scales ran along the back and sides

Short, bony horns

Rows of prominent, ball-like scales ran along the back and sides

Short, bony horns

Carnotaurus Bones

Slender toes

The cracks occurred during One of a kind fossilization.

The remains of only one Eustreptospondylus have ever been discovered. It is among many of the carnosaurs whose fossils were originally thought to belong to Megalosaurus. Like other carnosaurs, Eustreptospondylus would have walked on its three clawed toes.

Slender toes

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