Ceratopsian (Horned Dinosaur)
~ 25 – 30 feet
~ 5 – 9 tons
Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, and Saskatchewan
Late Cretaceous Period
Young Triceratops had backwards curving horns above their eyes and prominent spikes bordering their cranial frill. As Triceratops grew, the horns changed shape and curved forwards and the spikes bordering the frill became flattened to the edge of the frill.
Displayed along the Montana Dinosaur Trail:
Museum of the Rockies, Makoshika State Park, Carter County Museum, Garfield County Museum, Fort Peck Interpretive Center and Museum, Rudyard Depot Museum, Upper Musselshell Museum, Frontier Gateway Museum, Great Plains Dinosaur Museum