Triceratops

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
SuperOrder: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Family: Ceratopsidae
Genus: Triceratops
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You see the Triceratops everywhere! In every dinosaur movie, toys, teddy bears, and pictures. Children are so interested by this Canadian found dinosaur. The Triceratops lived during the late Cretaceous Period. These somewhat resembled a rhinoceros. It has three horns and a solid shield like armor around the neck. They were the last dinosaurs dated before the extinction of dinosaurs making them the last species of these enormous lizards. Most of the fossils were found together in herds showing they stuck together. Also they had big cheek pouches to grab and eat mouthfuls of food.

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Just for fun we have a soundclip available for you to hear what a Triceratops could've sounded like. Click to the Dinosaur Sounds area to hear it. Please note that the dinosaur sounds are only for entertainment and are not an actual fact.

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