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biggest predators (Allosauridae wins)




Juergen,
I assume they are saying "Monster von Minden" is ca. 150% the size of Allosaurus fragilis. Sounds like this puts it very close to the size of Allosaurus amplexus.
Therefore, I have to conclude that Family Allosauridae wins as biggest theropods in both the Jurassic and Cretaceous.
------Ken Kinman
P.S. At least for now anyway. Could be challenged by new forms of tyrannosaurid, megalosaurid, or spinosaurid.
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From: Juergen Peters <GrayB@gmx.de>
Reply-To: GrayB@gmx.de
To: dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject: Re: the biggest predators
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 08:22:16 +0100

> (the Argentina form being unnamed), and the German "Monster von
> Minden" which I don't know anything about.  Is this German theropod
> thought to be an allosaurid, like those other three huge huge predators?

After all (very few) I have read about it (local press) it strongly
resembles Allosarus - being 150% as large...

Best regards, Juergen Peters

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