Rugops primus

Type: theropod
Age: 95 million years old
Height at hip: 8 ft (2.44 m)
Length: 24 ft (7.32 m)
Discovery site: Niger, Africa

Rugops helps fill in critical gaps in the evolution of carnivorous dinosaurs on Africa. The skull of Rugops had a tough covering of scales or surface armor and the bones were riddled with arteries and veins. Rugops may have been a scavenger.

Casts Available

  • Skull               20” long
  • Flesh Head     20” long