Metricanthosaurus= moderate spined lizard
Mid-jurassic, 171-164 mya
This carnivore is both fast and dangerous, it killed one keeper at Isla Sorna when they relased a adult specimen inside its pen. Metricacanthosaurus has a unsually thick hide witch make them hard to sedate since the tranquilizer dart can get true, possible reason its thick skin mus tbe for protection when fighting other dinosaurs. Five specimens were moved to Nublar and was going to be featured on the park tour. They live both on Sorna and Nublar.
First Apperance: Jurassic Park (1993)
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