horned dinosaur


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Noun1.horned dinosaur - any of several four-footed herbivorous dinosaurs with enormous beaked skullshorned dinosaur - any of several four-footed herbivorous dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls; of the late Cretaceous in North America and Mongolia
ornithischian, ornithischian dinosaur - herbivorous dinosaur with a pelvis like that of a bird
Ceratopsia, suborder Ceratopsia - horned dinosaurs
protoceratops - small horned dinosaur
triceratops - huge ceratopsian dinosaur having three horns and the neck heavily armored with a very solid frill
styracosaur, styracosaurus - an unusual ceratopsian dinosaur having many large spikes around the edge of its bony frill and a long nose horn; late Cretaceous
psittacosaur, psittacosaurus - primitive dinosaur actually lacking horns and having only the beginning of a frill; long hind limbs and short forelimbs; may have been bipedal
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CLEVLAND, Ohio (TAP) - A new species of horned dinosaur with a unique wing-like headgear, known as Mercuriceratops Gemini, has been discovered and named for its unusual skull shape.
ISLAMABAD -- The nearly complete skull of a horned dinosaur well over 6 feet in length was discovered in the Alberta Badlands, scientists announced.
Washington, Nov 9 ( ANI ): Paleontologists have discovered fossils of a new 2-ton, 20-foot-long horned dinosaur in Canada that roamed the Earth about 80 million years ago.
The Kosmoceratops fossils were found together with those of another horned dinosaur in the desert terrain of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern-central Utah.
Among the key events discussed are the discoveries of a basal titanosaur that may be the largest dinosaur found in China, the first large-bodied theropod from Pakistan, the largest Jurassic theropod tooth documented to date, and the first preserved integument and bonebed pertaining to the horned dinosaur Triceratops.
There are four deadly new creatures in Episode II - the lizard-like Massif, the Acklay - a cross between a velociraptior and a praying mantis - the cat-like Nexu and the Reek - a horned dinosaur.
The beast, a horned dinosaur similar to Triceratops, had an especially large snout, scientists report in the Sept.
I don't know, but I came closer in a sense two years ago when I found an equally elusive specimen in Dinosaur Provincial Park--the skeleton of a baby ceratopsid (horned dinosaur)!
A new horned dinosaur from an Upper Cretaceous bone bed in Alberta.
Washington, Mar 13 ( ANI ): In a new study, scientists have named two new horned dinosaur species based on fossils collected from Alberta, Canada.
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Scientists have revealed a new species of horned dinosaur almost 100 years after the initial finding of the fossil.