|Scientific name :||Acrocanthosaurus atokensis|
|Time period :||Early Cretaceous period|
|Primary diet :||Carnivore|
Acrocanthosaurus was a genus of large theropod dinosaur which lived during the Early Cretaceous period in what is now North America. Acrocanthosaurus appears on the Discovery Dinosaurs YouTube channel, which shows Dinosaur Revolution content. It is unknown is Acrocanthosaurus was ever meant to appear on the show.
Discovery and naming
Acrocanthosaurus was discovered during the early 1940s (pre 1947) and it was described in 1954. At the time, only two partial skeletons and a skull were known, discovered in Texas. Since then, Acrocanthosaurus has been found in Oklahoma, Texas, Maryland and Wyoming.