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Pentaceratops

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This dinosaur had a very large skull, almost 3m long.

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Pronounced
pent-ah-ker-ah-tops
Meaning of name
five-horned face
Length
  6.8m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(76 - 74 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia, Coronosauria, Ceratopsomorpha, Ceratopsidae, Chasmosaurinae, Pentaceratops
Named by
Osborn (1923)
Type species
sternbergi