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Giganotosaurus carolinii

Name: "giant southern lizard"

Length: 14 m

Height: 5.5 m

Weight: 7 tons

Diet: carnivore

Time: Cretaceous (93-89 MYA)

Location: South America

Giganotosaurus was a massive carnivorous theropod that lived around 110 to 95 million years ago during the middle Cretaceous period. Giganotosaurus is the longest carnivorous dinosaur yet discovered in America- it is longer than Tyrannosaurs rex. Its skull contained huge 200mm (8in) long serrated teeth that it used for attacking and eating massive vegetarian Sauropods.

Giganotosaurus means "Giant Southern Lizard". Fossils have been found in Southern Argentina in South America.It was named by palaeontologists Rodolfo Coria and Leonardo Salgado in 1995.

Since i was a little kid i always loved dinosaurs, and now i can do my dream, make a Dinopedia. Starting with my favourite one, this huge bastard from South America, the Giganotosaurus. I use a little bit the colors from the game DINO CRISIS 2.
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william023's avatar
Updated dino crisis 2 gigantosaurus?
CamusAltamirano's avatar
You can count on it
I grew up with Dino crisis 2. The moment I saw this Dino I went from t Rex fan to giga fan. Never again and since that day I've been all for giga and I got a safari ltd giga. The new one and repainted it to look like the Dino crisis 2 giga. Good work btw
Good work, but actually Giganotosaurus was more like 13.2 m long, 3.9 m tall and 7-8 tonnes in weight.
Yu-Gi-Nos's avatar
You did a fantastic job on capturing the coloration of the Dino Crisis 2 Giganotosaurus (and it's my favorite too)!
Crossoverlover24's avatar
What do you guys think about a Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, Dino Crisis (1 & 2), Dino Stalker and The Land Before Time crossover?
Killosaur's avatar
This is a really detailed drawing good work :) (Smile) 
broku5000's avatar
What I read from the Dino Crisis Wiki, it said that this Giga was mutated by the radiation that was spilling out of the missile silo before Regina and Dylan came. that's why it was so much bigger than a normal Giganotosaurus. the dame designers wanted to introduce dinosaurs that had been altered due to Human interference without going into Godzilla levels of mutation.

Hopefully they'll get another chance to do something like this again. if you haven't heard yet, the owner of Dino Crisis is considering a reboot of the series while also keeping Regina as the main character. I really hope he goes through with it because I would love to have a new Dino Crisis game. :D
FrostyWaters's avatar
That would be awesome.
I never knew until recently that Tyrannosaurus was taller than Giganotosaurus.
MesozoicMasacre's avatar
Awesome, just one thing, T-Rex was taller in height, and I never knew Giganotosaurus was 14 metres. Anyways, have a nice day.
Gigadino96's avatar
Giganotosaurus at 14 meters is feasible, but not certain.
evilhusky49's avatar
these are the best i've seen ever!!!
aaronpirates's avatar
t-rex should have won in dino crisis but this is still cool tho
CamusAltamirano's avatar
I'm 100% Giga hehe
aaronpirates's avatar
im 100% t-rex hehe
Jikan-Kaizen's avatar
D: nunca habia oido de el... si es mas grande el rey tirano ps es de cuidado.... pero mi fav aun es el rey xD
CamusAltamirano's avatar
Si, es mi favorito desde que lo vi en Dino Crisis 2, obvio en el juego exageraron con el tamaño, pero la postura del animal me impresionó bastante.
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HellraptorStudios's avatar
wow, i saw directly that you was inspierd by the Dino crisis version. Whats next ?
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