Types of Dinosaurs

Names of Dinosaurs & Dinosaur Information
Dinosaur Name:


- Pronunciation: kahrn-uh-TAWR-us
- Translation: Meat-Eating Bull
- Order: Saurischia
- Suborder: Theropoda
- Infraorder: Ceratosauria
- Family: Abelisauridae
- Height: 13 feet (4 meters)
- Weight: 1,984 lbs (900 kg)
- Length: 24.6 feet (7.5 meters)
- Period: Early Cretaceous
- Description: Carnivore, Bipedal
- Notes: A strange-looking dinosaur with a short snout, twobull-like horns, a weak jaw and small eyes. A skin castdiscovered in southern Argentina reveals that Carnotaurus in life had a reptilian, pebbly skin. This skin cast is the verybest yet found for a theropod.