Triceratops

Ryan B.

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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.