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Hualianceratops

hoo-WAH-lee-on-SAYR-ah-tops, “ornamental face on the horned head”

This tiny, early horn-faced dinosaur, or ceratopsian (sayr-ah-TOPS-ee-en), lived nearly 100 million years before its much bigger North American relative, Triceratops. The Hualianceratops had a beaked mouth, and likely ran on its two long hind legs.

Where:

China

How Long:

3 feet

What It Ate:

Plants

When:

160 million years ago

By: Dougal Dixon

Art by: Robert Squier

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