Triceratops horridus was a herbivorous horned dinosaur that lived in North America during the Late Cretaceous period.


  • Title: Triceratops skull
  • Location: Niobrara County, Wyoming, United States, North America
  • Type: Fossil
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): V2100
  • Scientific Name: <i>Triceratops horridus</i>
  • Photo Credit: James Di Loreto: National Museum of Natural History
  • Historic Period: Lived 67-65 million years ago
  • Geologic Age: Mesozoic - Cretaceous - Upper/Late - Maastrichtian
  • Field: Paleobiology
  • Date Collected: 1890

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