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Triceratops Fact Sheet

NAME: Meaning - Triceratops means "three-horned face"
Pronounced try-SER-a-tops
Named By - Othniel Marsh
When Named - 1889
DIET: Herbivore (plant-eater)
SIZE: Length - 30 feet long
Height - 7 ft tall
Weight - 6-12 tons
WHEN IT LIVED: Late Cretaceous period, about 72-65 million years ago
WHERE IT LIVED: Western Canada and the western United States
INTERESTING
FACTS:
When threatened by predators, Triceratops charged into its enemy like a rhinoceros does. 

Triceratops lived in herds.

T-Rex ate the Triceratops.