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Paleontologists in Spain have discovered a near-complete fossil of a bizarre new hump-backed dinosaur they believe predates the well-known dinosaurs that once ruled the Earth.
Carcharodontosaurus or "shark lizard" is a genus of carnivorous dinosaur from the Mid-Cretaceous Period (late Albian to early Cenomanian stage) around 100 to 93 million years ago. It gets its name, "˜shark lizard', from the shark genus Carcharodon, which comes from the Greek word karcharo, meaning "jagged". The Greek words odonto, meaning "teeth" and saurus, meaning "lizard" make up the rest of its name. Carcharodontosaurus was discovered by Charles DepÃ©ret and J. Savornin in Algeria...
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