PROTOCERATOPS

Pronounced

‘PROH-toe-SEH-ruh-tops’

 

Meaning

‘first horned face’

 

Habitat

Dry arid but with diverse flora and fauna.

Character

Proceratops is an earlier relative of the much larger Triceratops. It is likely they travelled in very large herds of up to 1000 for protection against predators. Proceratops were about the size of a pig and had unusually large eyes so may  have come out at regular times day and night.

Diet

Herbivore. Low lying vegetation.

TIME PERIOD

Late Cretaceous (86 – 71 million years ago).

 

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