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Torosaurus

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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.

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Pronounced
tor-oh-SORE-us
Meaning of name
bull lizard
Length
  7.5m
Diet
herbivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(70 - 65 million years ago)
Found in
Canada, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Ornithischia, Genasauria, Cerapoda, Marginocephalia, Ceratopsia, Neoceratopsia, Coronosauria, Ceratopsomorpha, Ceratopsidae, Chasmosaurinae, Torosaurus
Named by
Marsh (1891)
Type species
latus