Carnotaurus is an unusual looking theropod characterized by a short and squashed-looking head with a shallow, hooked lower jaw.

What stands out most is probably the two stout horns above its eyes and its extremely short arms with no apparent forearms.

Dino Facts

  • Pronounced: KAR-no-TAWR-us
  • Means: Flesh(-eating) bull
  • Size: 25 ft (7.5 m)
  • Where: South America
  • When: Late Cretaceous
  • Diet: Carnivorous

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