found in:

Alberta, Canada



Cretaceous, Maastrichtian

beautiful nerdy facts

  • Pronounces al-BERT-oh-SORE-us SARK-off-a-gus.
  • Its name means ‘lizard from Alberta. Sarcophagus is Greek for ‘flesh-eating'.
  • Was the first dinosaur discovered in Alberta, Canada. 🇨🇦
  • Was smaller and faster than its famous cousin, the T.Rex. 🦖
  • Ran at 30 km/h
  • Had a length of 9 meters, similar to a London Bus. 🇬🇧
  • Was 4 meters tall, almost the size of stacking two Christmas trees.
  • Hunted in packs by ambushing or chasing their prays for long runs.
  • Utilized their tail to change direction under speed.
  • Its teeth had a serrated edge to grip and rip the flesh of their preys.
  • Had coloured horns in front of the eyes
  • Couldn't see very well because its eyes were on the sides of their head

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