Acrocanthosaurus is commonly referred to as the “high-spined lizard.” It was a bipedal carnivore with distinctive neural spines.
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Acrocanthosaurus was a large theropod, with paleontologists estimating its skull length to be around 1.23-1.29 meters (4-4.2 feet).
Acrocanthosaurus was an efficient predator, especially since it’s known to have likely had a good sense of smell. Its forelimbs also were of help in the process.
Acrocanthosaurus theropod dinosaurs band together to search for prey in the Cretaceous period.
Acrocanthosaurus was a carnivorous theropod dinosaur that lived in North America during the Cretaceous Period.
Computer generated 3D illustration with the dinosaur Acrocanthosaurus in the desert
Pteranodon reptiles fly over two Acrocanthosaurus dinosaurs as they drink from a stream in the Cretaceous Period.
Computer generated 3D illustration with the dinosaur Acrocanthosaurus and the crocodile Sarcosuchus
Computer generated 3D illustration with the Dinosaur Acrocanthosaurus
Acrocanthosaurus fossils have been discovered in multiple formations, making it somewhat difficult to outline a precise habitat for the species.
Mounted skeleton of Acrocanthosaurus specimen NCSM 14345 at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Acrocanthosaurus skull in multiple views