Giant predatory dinosaur fossils discovered in Egypt and Britain

The new fossils expand the list of large meat-eating dinosaurs that roamed around 100 million years ago.

Reconstruction of the ecosystem of the Bahariya Oasis in the Sahara Desert of Egypt approximately 98 million years ago. The newly discovered, as-yet unnamed abelisaurid (right) confronts Spinosaurus (left center, with fish in jaws) and Carcharodontosaurus (right center). In the background, a herd of the sauropod (giant, long-necked herbivorous dinosaur) Paralititan (left) warily regards these predators, while a flock of pterosaurs (flying reptile) soars above. Credit: Andrew McAfee, Carnegie Museum of Natural History.