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BARYONYX

BARYONYX

Baryonyx walkeri is a large predator originally found in a quarry in Surrey, but remains have since been found on the Isle of Wight and in Spain and Africa. Baryonyx is probably closely related to Spinosaurus. Dinosaur Isle displays teeth and hand bones.

Family:Baryonychidae
Size:10 m long
Food:The crocodile-like snout suggests it caught fish!
What does the name mean?Baryonyx (‘heavy claw’) walkeri (named after Mr Walker who found the Surrey skeleton in 1983)
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Dinosaur Isle,
Culver Parade,
Sandown,
Isle of Wight
England
PO36 8QA

Tel: +44 (0)1983 404344
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