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The elephant-size Styracosaurus of the late Cretaceous Period was equipped with the most spectacular set of horns in the animal kingdom.

Like elephants today, large dinosaurs may have enjoyed a good dust bath, which is what this Styracosaurus may be doing.

Vital Statistics

Genus Name: Styracosaurus ("spike lizard")
Type Species: * S. albertensis (Lambe, 1913)
Length: 16-18 feet (5-5.5 meters)
Weight: 2-3 tons
Time: 75-70 million years ago (Late Cretaceous)
Place: Alberta (Canada), Montana
Diet: plant-eater (herbivore)

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