Photo: New Dinos May Have Killed Like Sharks, Ate Like Hyenas



Two new dinosaurs recently discovered in the Sahara likely killed their prey like modern-day sharks and hyenas, a new study says.

Eocarcharia dinops (left), or "fierce-eyed dawn shark," was likely an ambush predator armed with massive, shark-like teeth. Kryptops palaios, with its horny face, is thought have been a hyena-like scavenger that feasted on carcasses.

Images courtesy Todd Marshall, Project Exploration


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