Baryonyx pronounced Bare-ee-on-icks
Means: Heavy claw
Period: Early Cretaceous - 125 million years ago
Where: England and Europe
Baryonyx was a carnivorous dinosaur with long, narrow crocodile-like jaws. They had 96 serrated teeth, and foot-long claw on each of their hands, making them a master fisherman.
They measured up to 9.5 metres in length and weighed more than 2 tonnes.
- Least Concern
- Near Threatened
- Critically Endangered
- Extinct in the Wild