Bizarre meat-eating dinosaur joins ‘Rogues’ Gallery’ of giant predators from classic fossil site in Egypt’s Sahara Desert

The fossil of a still-unnamed species provides the first known record of the abelisaurid group of theropods from a middle Cretaceous-aged (approximately 98 million years old) rock unit known as the Bahariya Formation, which is exposed in the Bahariya Oasis of the Western Desert of Egypt.