Triceratops Tibia Head
Age: 68 - 66 Milliob Years Old
Specimen: Tibia Head
Discovered: Newell, South Dakota (Hell Creek Formation)
Measures Roughly 11"
Stand & Info Card Included
The Hell Creek Formation in South Dakota is known for its rich fossil record of dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous period, including the famous triceratops. Triceratops was a large, herbivorous dinosaur with a distinctive frill of bone behind its head and three horns on its face. It lived approximately 68 to 66 million years ago and is one of the last dinosaurs to have lived before the mass extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs.
The triceratops is one of the most recognizable dinosaurs in popular culture, and it is also one of the most well-known and well-studied dinosaurs from the Hell Creek Formation. Fossils of triceratops have been found throughout the formation, and they provide valuable information about the behavior, anatomy, and evolution of these ancient creatures.
In addition to triceratops, the Hell Creek Formation has yielded a wealth of other dinosaur fossils, including the fearsome tyrannosaurus rex, the duck-billed hadrosaur, and the horned ceratopsian, as well as many other smaller and less well-known species. The fossils from the Hell Creek Formation continue to provide important insights into the world of the Late Cretaceous period and the lives of the dinosaurs that lived during that time.
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