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A very large carnivorous theropod dinosaur of the genus Giganotosaurus of the Cretaceous Period, having a massive skull and large teeth.

[New Latin Giganotosaurus, genus name : Greek gigās, giant + notos, south + sauros, lizard.]
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Named Giganotosaurus carolinii in his honour, this huge meat-eater roamed the region 100 million years ago preying on other dinosaurs up to ten times its size -- including Argentinosaurus.
In Philadelphia last week, an audience of children gasped as paleontologists unveiled a 6-foot-long model skull showing Giganotosaurus carolinii, a dinosaur that surpassed T.
Coria of the Carmen Funes Museum in Plaza Huincul and Leonardo Salgado of the National University of Comahue in Neuquen have named the toothy beast Giganotosaurus carolinii.