Triceratops


Name: “Three horned face”
Type: Plant eater, ceratopsian (horned-face dinosaur)
Lived When: Late Cretaceious (99-65 million years ago)
Weight: Up to 9.3 tons
Height: 7 feet at the hips
Length: 30 feet
Weapons: Its horns
Diet: Plants and woody growth of trees
Habitat: Wyoming and Montana, Saskatchewan and Alberta in Canada
Interesting Facts: One triceratops skull that was discovered weighed more than 3.3 tons. That’s just the skull!

On some adults, the “eye horns” of the triceratops grew to be more than 3 feet long.

 

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