I restored the skull of this unusual predator for its public unveiling and scientific announcement in 2004, under the direction of paleontologist Paul Sereno at the University of Chicago. After helping prepare the fossil cranium (perhaps 40% of the skull was preserved), I sculpted the mirror image of missing bones and referenced related abelisaurids for bones that had completely weathered away.
New dinosaurs link southern landmasses in the Mid–Cretaceous
Paul C. Sereno, Jeffrey A. Wilson, Jack L. Conrad
Published 7 July 2004 doi:10.1098/rspb.2004.2692Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 7 July 2004 vol. 271 no. 1546 1325-1330