Microceratops

"Microceratops"
1995
Illustration board
6"x11"

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Essay

Almost everybody's favorite dinosaurs were colossal animals like Triceratops or Apatosaurus, yet not all of the dinosaurs were so gigantic. Microceratops was a distant relative of lumbering Triceratops and massive Styracosaurus, but it was only the size of a rabbit.

Vital Statistics

Name: Microceratops ("small horns face"; Bohlin, 1953)
Length: 2 feet (0.6 meter)
Weight: 8-15 pounds
Time: 80-65 million years ago (Late Cretaceous)
Place: China, Mongolia
Diet: plant-eater (herbivore)


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