Saurophaganax


Saurophaganax
Pronunciation: sore-o-FAG-uh-naks
Meaning: King of the reptile eaters
Size: 40 feet/12 meters
Image By: Isaac T Valdez


The largest meat-eating dinosaur of the Jurassic Saurophaganax, was an ambush predator nearly as large as the 46 foot (14 meter) Cretaceous Tyrannosaurus rex. Both dinosaur predators killed by slashing the neck of their prey, as do lions and other big cats today.