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Paleontologists have discovered fossils in Africaâ€™s Sahara Desert of two new meat-eating dinosaurs that walked the earth 110 million years ago during the Cretaceous Period.
Kryptops, meaning "covered face", is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Aptian-Albanian age of the Early Cretaceous Period of what is now Niger. It is known from a partial skeleton found in the western TÃ©nÃ©rÃ© Desert in the Elrhaz Formation. It was described in 2008 by Paul Sereno and Stephen Brusatte. The only species known is K. palaios. An adult Kryptops was about 20 to 23 feet in length. It is named for the heavily textured surface of the maxilla, that is much like a...
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