Triceratops mean "3 horned face"
- The name 'Triceratops' comes from the Greek language, with "tri" meaning three and "keratops" meaning horned face.
- The Triceratops used its three large horns to protect itself from predators like the Tyrannosaurus Rex.
- The Triceratops ate only plants.
- The Triceratops had between 400 - 800 teeth.
- The Triceratops head could be over 7ft wide.
- The Triceratops could be over 8 ft long.
- The Triceratops could be over 10 ft tall. (Thats the size of a basketball hoop)
- The Triceratops could weigh up to 9.3 tons! Thats about 60 Mr. Booths!!!!!!!!!
- Triceratops lived in the late Cretaceaus Period.
- Triceratops lived around 65 million years ago.
- Triceratops lived in what we now know as Wyoming, Montana and Colorado.
- The first Triceratops skeleton was found near Denver, Colorado.
Here is a diagram of the triceratops skeleton.
Triceratops compared to Human
Here is how big a triceratops was compared to an average human.
Here is a cool cartoon of a triceratops.