Temporal range: Upper Jurassic
|Mounted reconstruction of a Torvosaurus skeleton in the main lobby of the Museum of Ancient Life|
Galton & Jensen, 1979
Torvosaurus was a huge carnivore dinosaur, a meat eater equipped with sharp, pointed teeth in large are powerful jaws it was the biggest meat-eater in its habitat. This theropod also had long, sharp clawed hands, but its arms were a bit larger than those of T. rex. Torvosaurus probably ate large, such as Stegosaurus and sauropods. Torvosaurus lived during the late Jurassic period, about 144 million years ago. Allosaurus also lived during this time Fossils have been found in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming.