Yangchuanosaurus was a large theropod dinosaur that lived during the Jurassic period.
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It had a long, narrow skull with sharp, serrated teeth adapted for tearing flesh.
Yangchuanosaurus belonged to the family Allosauridae, which also includes other large theropods like Allosaurus.
The estimated length of the Yangchuanosaurus ranged from 7 to 10 meters (23 to 33 feet).
It was discovered in the Yangtze River Valley in China.
Yangchuanosaurus had a relatively large brain compared to other theropods of its time.
It likely had good vision and a sense of smell, aiding in hunting and locating prey.
On the move…
Some specimens of Yangchuanosaurus show evidence of injuries and healed fractures, indicating potential intraspecific combat or interactions.
The exact classification of Yangchuanosaurus within the dinosaur family tree is still debated among scientists.
Studies suggest that Yangchuanosaurus may have had a mixture of both fast-running and slow-moving adaptations.
Fossil evidence suggests that Yangchuanosaurus may have hunted in groups.
Not welcome here.
Can always trust a pterosaur to ruin the party.