Protoceratops

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Protoceratops:


Name Meaning : First Horned dace
Period: Early Cretaceous
Family Group: Ceratopsia
Diet:Plants
Size: 10 feet
Fossil found: China , Mongolia 1923


Protoceratops


Protoceratops facts

This Asian ceratopsian is known from hundreds of complete skulls and many skeletons. So many skulls have been found in the Gobi Desert that an entire series from egg to adult has been studied . One of the most famous fins is the fighting dinosaurs . Skeletons of Protoceratops and Velociraptor have been found locked in combat with Velociraptor's arm in "Protoceraptop's" mouth . They were probably fighting on a sand dune that collapsed and killed them mid-battle
Protoceratops had well-developed frill that extended back from its face and over its neck . It did not have horns . Protoceratops had a parrot-like beak that sheared off plants and scissor-like teeth that sliced up its food..
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