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Albertaceratops

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This dinosaur is known from a single, well-preserved skull from Alberta and material from a bone bed in Montana, including almost the entire skeleton, found in August 2001. It has long brow horns, unlike other members of the centrosaurine subfamily.

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Pronounced
al-bert-a-serra-tops
Meaning of name
Alberta horned face
Length
  7m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(80 - 75 million years ago)
Found in
Canada, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Albertaceratops
Named by
Ryan 2007
Type species
nesmoi