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>>Giganotosaurus is, I belive, Cenomanian, so it is indeed a little younger
Other giant non-tyrannosaurid theropods include the ?allosaurid
Chilantaisaurus, the allosaurid Saurophaganax, the megalosauroid Torvosaurus
(=Edmarka), Carcharadontosaurus, Bahariasaurus, Spinosaurus, and
Oops, forgot Therizinosaurus, too.<<
Therizinosaurus? I recall that there was evidence that _Therizinosaurus_
isn't a theropod at all. Some say, and I trust, that Therizinosaurus is
really an herbivorous segnosaur, a late-surviving relative of the
sauropodomorpha. Those claws did not really look like they were suited for
killing; I don't think the claws were really THAT sharp and efficient. More
or less, like the iguanodont spike-thumb, Therizinosaurus's claws, if it was
indeed a segnosaur, were probably for defense against predators...
Then again, I may be wrong.
Raptor RKC (Rachel Clark)