“Neo means New and Venator means Hunter. So basically we have a new hunter dinosaur on the loose in the park. Everyone be careful!”
– Claire Dearing
Neovenator is a genus of theropod dinosaur that lived during the Early Cretaceous period, around 125 million years ago. It belongs to the group of dinosaurs known as allosauroids, which were carnivorous predators. Neovenator was a large and fearsome predator that roamed what is now the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom.
Neovenator was first discovered in the early 20th century, but it wasn’t until 1996 that it was formally described and named by paleontologist Alan J. Charig and his colleagues. The name “Neovenator” means “new hunter” and reflects its predatory lifestyle.
Neovenator was a significant predator, estimated to be around 7.5 to 9 meters (25 to 30 feet) in length and weighing several hundred kilograms. It had a long, slender body, powerful hind limbs, sharp teeth, and clawed hands. Its relatively large size and adaptations for hunting suggest that it was a top predator in its ecosystem.
Its sharp teeth and strong jaws were well-suited for capturing and consuming other dinosaurs and smaller animals. It likely used its speed and agility to hunt down its prey.
How to unlock Neovenator in Jurassic World Epic Evolution Collection?
Open up your Jurassic World Facts app, press the Scan button and point it towards the DNA code here:
Jurassic World Dino Trackers Skorpiovenator Dinosaur Action Figure with Roaring Sound and Attack Action DNA Scan Code
7.5 to 9 meters (25 to 30 feet)