Gorgosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), North Carolina and Montana.

Quick facts about Gorgosaurus:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a flood plain
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 17 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Gorgosaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Gorgosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C. H. Sternberg. 1918. Sternberg's expedition to the Red Deer River, Alberta, 1917. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 29:88-91
  • W. H. Wheeler. 1966. A mosasaur mandible from the Black Creek Formation, Cretaceous, of North Carolina. The Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 82(2):92-93
  • C. M. Sternberg. 1950. Notes and annotated list of quarries. Map 969A. Steveville, west of fourth meridian, Alberta. Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa