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meaning: "Terrible Gorgon"
Named By: Robert Broom in 1936
Time Period: Late Permian 259-254 Ma
Location: Tanzania and South Africa
Size: Skull about 32 centimetres long. Roughly about 2meters long on average, depending upon the species. D. quinquemolaris is the largest species at just over two meters long, D. pricei the smallest at around just under two meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Remains of three species, mostly of skull material
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Therapsida | Gorgonopsia |
Also known as: | Dinogorgon oudebergensis | Tigrisaurus |

Dinogorgon ("terrible gorgon") is an extinct genus of rubidgeine gorgonopsian from the Late Permian of South Africa and Tanzania. Dinogorgon was a 2 m (6 ft) long predator that preyed on reptiles and smaller therapsids. It is a member of the tribe Rubidgeini.

Read more about Dinogorgon at Wikipedia
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