Gorgosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), South Dakota and Wyoming.

Quick facts about Gorgosaurus:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 17 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Gorgosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C. H. Sternberg. 1918. Sternberg's expedition to the Red Deer River, Alberta, 1917. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 29:88-91
  • C. M. Sternberg. 1950. Notes and annotated list of quarries. Map 969A. Steveville, west of fourth meridian, Alberta. Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa
  • L. M. Lambe. 1914. On the fore-limb of a carnivorous dinosaur from the Belly River Formation of Alberta, and a new genus of Ceratopsia from the same horizon, with remarks on the integument of some Cretaceous herbivorous dinosaurs. The Ottawa Naturalist 27(10):129-135