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Centrosaurus

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You can see this dinosaur in the Museum.

Information

Centrosaurus had one horn on its snout and spines around the back of its neck frill.

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Pronounced
Cen-TROH-sore-us
Meaning of name
sharp pointed lizard
Length
  6m
Weight
1000kg
Teeth
horny beak
Diet
herbivorous
Food
tough plant material
How it moved
on 4 legs
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(76 - 74 million years ago)
Found in
Canada

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia, Coronosauria, Ceratopsomorpha, Ceratopsidae, Centrosaurinae, Centrosaurus
Type species
apertus