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Protoceratops

ImageName means: First horned face
Height: 3 ft (0.9 m)
Length: 7 ft (2.13 m)
Weight: 400 lbs (181 kg)

Protoceratops was an ornithischian dinosaur that lived during the Late Cretaceous (~70 mya) in eastern Asia. Protoceratops is a ceratopsian, a group with famous members such as Triceratops and Styracosaurus. The ceratopsians lived exclusively in the northern hemisphere and survived until the end of the reign of the dinosaurs.

Protocertops was one of the smaller ceratopsians in the Late Cretaceous measuring 3 to 6 feet in length. It had a large, delicate frill, a beak, and small horns on the side of its face. The teeth of Protoceratops indicate that it was an herbivore. Hundreds of skeletons have been found and an entire growth series (from babies to adults) have been discovered.

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