Sauroniops was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Béchar (Algeria).

Quick facts about Sauroniops:

  • Existed from 100.5 million years ago to 93.9 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 Sauroniops illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Sauroniops was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. Cau and F. M. Dalla Vecchia. 2012. Evidence of a new carcharodontosaurid from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 57(3):661-665