The name Eocarcharia "Dawn Shark". It is a genus of carcharodontosaurid theropod dinosaur that lived in the Sahara 112 million years ago, in what is now the country of Niger. It was found in 2000 on an expidition led by University of Chicago paleontologist, Paul Sereno. The type and only species is Eocarcharia Dinops. Its teeth were shaped like blades and were used for disabling live prey and ripping apart body parts. Eocarcharia's brow is swollen into a massive band of bone, giving it a menacing glare. It was one of the many big theropods from Niger. Its favorite prey item is Nigersaurus. It was 22-27 feet long. It lived in the Early Cretaceous Period.