Afrovenator was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Tahoua (Niger).

Quick facts about Afrovenator:

  • Existed from Middle Jurassic Epoch to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

All the Afrovenator illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Afrovenator was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. C. Sereno and J. A. Wilson. 1994. Early Cretaceous dinosaurs from the Sahara. Science 266(5183):267-271