Fact file: Protoceratops
Meaning: first horned face
How to say it: pro-toe-ser-ah-tops
Where found: China, Mongolia
How it walked: on four legs
Teeth: shearing and grinding teeth with a horned beak at the front
Type of feeder: herbivorous
Food: plant material
Period: late Cretaceous
When it lived: (85 – 80 million years ago)
Other info: Named by Granger and Gregory in 1923. Lots of skeletons found together suggest that they travelled in herds. It is also thought that the mothers looked after their young at nests.
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