Suchomimus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Africa. Its fossils have been found in places such as Niger.

Quick facts about Suchomimus:

  • Existed from Aptian Age to Albian Age
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Had a body mass of approximately 3141148 g
  • Fossil femurs are approximately 1080 mm long and 85.7 mm wide
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Suchomimus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. C. Sereno and A. L. Beck. 1998. A long-snouted predatory dinosaur from Africa and the evolution of spinosaurids. Science 282:1298-1302
  • P. C. Sereno and S. J. ElShafie. 2012. A New Long-Necked Turtle, Laganemys tenerensis (Pleurodira: Araripemydidae), from the Elrhaz Formation (Aptian–Albian) of Niger. In D. B. Brinkman, P. A. Holdroyd, J. D. Gardner (eds.), Morphology and Evolution of Turtles