Torosaurus

Torosaurus

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'bull lizard'

7.5m-long ceratopian

Diet: herbivorous

Country: Canada, USA

Period: Late Cretaceous, 70-65 million years ago

This dinosaur may have lived in social groups. It has the largest display crest of any ceratopian and, like all the others, had a 'beak' for grazing.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia, Coronosauria, Ceratopsomorpha, Ceratopsidae, Chasmosaurinae

Named by: Marsh (1891)

Type species: latus

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