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Triceratops meaning three horned face. Was a large plant eating dinosaur that ranged from Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota and Colorado, USA and Alberta and Saskatchewan Canada. Triceratops lived during the late Maastrichtain stage of the Late Cretaceous Period, around 68 to 65 million years ago. Triceratops grew 11 m (36ft) long and weighed up to 12 tonnes it was the largest of all the chasmosaurine Ceratopsians. Triceratops was a low browser feeding of branches and low placed leaves.


Triceratops

Triceratops compared to human.


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  • Name: Triceratops horridus
  • Name Meaning: Three-horned face
  • Diet: Herbivore
  • Length: 9-11 meters
  • Time Period: Late Cretaceous
  • Classification: Chasmosaurinae
  • Place Found: Canada, US
  • Describer: Otniel Charles Marsh, 1889