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meaning: "African-hunter"
Named By: Paul Sereno, Jeffrey Wilson, Hans Larsson, Didier Dutheil, and HansinDieter Sues in 1994
Time Period: Middle Jurassic, 167-161 Ma
Location: Africa, Niger, Abaka, Tiouraren Formation
Size: 7-8 meters long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): A single, almost complete skeleton. Lower jaw, parts of the skull, some vertebrae, some ribs and parts of pelvis missing. Fore and hind limbs are mostly complete
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Tetanurae | Megalosauridae |

Afrovenator ("African hunter") is a genus of megalosaurid theropod dinosaur from the middle Jurassic Period of northern Africa. It was a bipedal predator, with three claws on each hand.

Read more about Afrovenator at Wikipedia
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