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Triceratops Tooth

  • Discovered in the Hell Creek Formation in Montana.
  • Triceratops was a three-horned dinosaur that lived during the Cretaceous Period, 68-66million years ago.
  • Triceratops continuously regenerates teeth, shedding as many as 25,000 teeth in their lifetime.
  • Each tooth is unique in size, shape, color, etc. Tooth may be smaller or larger than the one photograohed. 
  • Box measure 6" x 8" x 1"

 

Triceratops teeth were some of the most impressive and distinctive of any dinosaur species. These herbivorous dinosaurs were known for their large size and their prominent three-horned skulls, and their teeth played an important role in their diet and survival. Triceratops teeth were specialized for grinding tough vegetation, and they had a unique shape and structure that helped them to process fibrous plant material.

 

Triceratops had a large battery of teeth in the back of their mouths that were constantly being replaced throughout their lives. Each tooth was conical in shape and had a series of ridges and cusps on its surface that were used to grind food. The teeth were anchored in sockets in the jaws, and as they wore down or fell out, new teeth would grow in to replace them. This process, called dental replacement, allowed Triceratops to maintain a continuous supply of functional teeth throughout their lives.

 

Triceratops teeth are highly sought after by collectors and paleontologists alike, as they can provide valuable insights into the diet and behavior of these iconic dinosaurs. By examining the wear patterns and microstructure of Triceratops teeth, scientists can learn about the types of plants that these dinosaurs ate, and how they processed their food. They can also study the growth and development of Triceratops teeth to gain a better understanding of how these dinosaurs lived and evolved over time.

Triceratops Tooth Display

SKU: CH: Triceratops Tooth Display
$30.00Price

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