Giganotosaurus vs. Carcharodontosaurus
Illiterate Scholar
#355 Aug 16, 2012
Paleoworld-101 wrote:
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Then why is C.iguidensis widely accepted as being 14m long and bigger than C.saharicus?
Because the people who runs wikipedia are morons. They started spreading those lies.
Doctor Facepalm
#356 Aug 16, 2012
Yes, Wikipedia is mad!!
Reality

Iowa City, IA

#357 Aug 16, 2012
Very similar, but Gig may be just a smidge larger.
Altanative Whatever
#358 Aug 16, 2012
^this

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Doctor Facepalm
#359 Aug 16, 2012
Reality wrote:
Very similar, but Gig may be just a smidge larger.
Then again, Carch may be a smig larger!
Gourab

New Delhi, India

#360 Sep 25, 2012
I would say that both of them had almost the same size. If they ever meet each other i think that giganotosaurus would probably win. Size does matter.
Killer dino

New Delhi, India

#361 Sep 25, 2012
NoĦ a little larger size really don't matter.
Gourab

New Delhi, India

#362 Sep 25, 2012
Size really matter. Giganotosaurus hunted in packs. 6 or more giganotosaurus can take down a large argentinosaurus. If carcharodontosaurus would battle giganotosaurus it would definitely lose as other pack members would attack it and tear it into pieces. Carcharodontosaurus hunted alone.

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#363 Sep 25, 2012
Gourab wrote:
Size really matter. Giganotosaurus hunted in packs. 6 or more giganotosaurus can take down a large argentinosaurus. If carcharodontosaurus would battle giganotosaurus it would definitely lose as other pack members would attack it and tear it into pieces. Carcharodontosaurus hunted alone.
That's not the point, this is a 1 on 1 fight. Also, there isn't a clear size advantage to either, they are basically the exact same size. This is 50/50, they are much too similar.

P.S i am fairly sure this is the topic i made my first post on!
Gourab

New Delhi, India

#364 Sep 26, 2012
If you talk about 1to 1 fight then i will still say that giganotosaurus would win. It has a slightly larger size than carcharodontosaurus. The maximum size for giganotosaurus carolini is 46ft or a little more. It had a maximum weight of more than 9000 kg. It has the ability to attack on huge sauropods. The jaw of giganotosaurus is upto 5.8 feet long full with sharp serrated teeth. Giganotosaurus may have a larger brain than carcharodontosaurus as it was a pack killer. Still say that carcharodontosaurus would win?

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#365 Sep 26, 2012
Gourab wrote:
If you talk about 1to 1 fight then i will still say that giganotosaurus would win. It has a slightly larger size than carcharodontosaurus. The maximum size for giganotosaurus carolini is 46ft or a little more. It had a maximum weight of more than 9000 kg. It has the ability to attack on huge sauropods. The jaw of giganotosaurus is upto 5.8 feet long full with sharp serrated teeth. Giganotosaurus may have a larger brain than carcharodontosaurus as it was a pack killer. Still say that carcharodontosaurus would win?
First of all, i never said that Carch would win, i said it was 50/50. Please provide a source for your "46 feet or more" Giga, because i am very very very sure that Gigas current length is 13m or just over. If you are talking about the alledged specimen that is "8%" bigger than the holotype but awaits further preperation, that doesn't count. If it did count, Utahraptors official length would be 11m! But it isn't, so the largest confirmed size so far for Giga is still 13.2m

Also, Carcharodontosaurus actually has the higher weight estimate by a mile. You say Giga is estimated at 9 tonnes, but Carch's max estimate is 15 tonnes! Carch also has the ability to attack Sauropods (Paralititan) and it may have lived in packs as well (need more fossil evidence to proove this however). As for sharp teeth, i think every Theropod has those.

Like i said before, this is 50/50.
Gourab

New Delhi, India

#366 Sep 26, 2012
When I said that giganotosaurus weight estimate is about 9000 kg was talking about the average weight. If you take example of spinosaurus the maximum weight is 21,000 kg but spinosaurus is generally accepted as 10,000 kg or some more. If you say the maximum counted weight of giganotosaurus it is 13,400 kg. Please tell me which source do you used to tell that carcharodontosaurus weight was 15,000 kg? I am not talking about 50/50 but i want to know who will win and who will lose.

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#367 Sep 26, 2012
Paleoworld-101 wrote:
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First of all, i never said that Carch would win, i said it was 50/50. Please provide a source for your "46 feet or more" Giga, because i am very very very sure that Gigas current length is 13m or just over. If you are talking about the alledged specimen that is "8%" bigger than the holotype but awaits further preperation, that doesn't count. If it did count, Utahraptors official length would be 11m! But it isn't, so the largest confirmed size so far for Giga is still 13.2m
Also, Carcharodontosaurus actually has the higher weight estimate by a mile. You say Giga is estimated at 9 tonnes, but Carch's max estimate is 15 tonnes! Carch also has the ability to attack Sauropods (Paralititan) and it may have lived in packs as well (need more fossil evidence to proove this however). As for sharp teeth, i think every Theropod has those.
Like i said before, this is 50/50.
I am quite certain that Giga and Carch both hunted in packs to bring down the large sauropods in their environment(Argentinosaurus, Paralititan). Also, wasn't the size of Giga a bit bigger? I read on one article that Giga was 14 meters long.

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#368 Sep 27, 2012
Pinky And Ze Brain wrote:
<quoted text> I am quite certain that Giga and Carch both hunted in packs to bring down the large sauropods in their environment(Argentinosaurus, Paralititan). Also, wasn't the size of Giga a bit bigger? I read on one article that Giga was 14 meters long.
Giga didn't live with Argentinosaurus, Mapusaurus did. WWD got it wrong (by WWD i mean the special- "Chased By Dinosaurs").

I have also read many many different sizes for these Theropods, some ranging from 8m (absurd) to 16m. Any 1 size can't be believed unless it is from a reliable source such as a paper directly written about a recent scientific study.

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#369 Sep 27, 2012
*Facepalm*

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#370 Sep 27, 2012
Pinky And Ze Brain wrote:
*Facepalm*
If you are talking about your Giga/Argentinosaurus fail, then yes, go ahead and facepalm

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#371 Sep 27, 2012
Paleoworld-101 wrote:
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If you are talking about your Giga/Argentinosaurus fail, then yes, go ahead and facepalm
*Double Facepalm*

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#372 Sep 27, 2012
Pinky And Ze Brain wrote:
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Please just acknowledge that you were wrong, no need for stupidity.

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#373 Sep 27, 2012
Paleoworld-101 wrote:
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Please just acknowledge that you were wrong, no need for stupidity.
WRONG = Whatever Reading Othniel Non-read's Good

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#374 Sep 27, 2012
Paleoworld-101 wrote:
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Please just acknowledge that you were wrong, no need for stupidity.
Ignore the t!t.

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