Dinosaur horn - Triceratops horridus - 97 cm

Dinosaur horn - Triceratops horridus - 97 cm
Cretaceous (66 - 70 mil y) - Bowman County, North Dakota, USA

Triceratops was a very large dinosaur. It could grow nine meters tall (shoulder height three meters) and weigh thirteen tons. It had an enormous head, a short, strong neck, stocky, narrow body and a short tail, slightly drooping but not dragging over the ground. Its head elongated, and on the back of the skull it grew a broad bone shield that went across the neck and over the shoulders. Above the eyes it had two long horns, so the piece you have here is one of them. A third, shorter horn was located on the nose. With these horns Tricaterops defended itself against the gigantic Tyrannosaurus rex.
This horn was found as seen here. After it was found, everything was stabilized first, and then cleaned in a preparation lab.
Since the horn alone measures 97 cm, it is assumed that it belonged to an adult male.
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