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How to eat a Triceratops: Tear off the head

New research has revealed that Tyrannosaurs would tear the heads off of Triceratops to get to the tender neck meat. As Fowler and his colleagues examined the various types of bite mark on the skulls, they were intrigued by the extensive puncture and pull marks on the neck frills on some

Triceratops fossil uncovered in Alberta

The 65-million-year-old remains of a triceratops has been found in Alberta, Canada. The museum's curator of dinosaur palaeoecology François Therrien took a crew to the site to investigate. After 12 days, they uncovered a large "log jam" of bones of the herbivore, including vertebrae measuring 60 cm and ribs nearly two

Dinosaurs shape-shifted as they aged

Palaeontologists John Scannella and Jack Horner are presenting the case that the triceratops and it's relative the torosaurus, despite the different skulls, are actually the same species in different stages of life. Triceratops had three facial horns and a short, thick neck-frill with a saw-toothed edge. Torosaurus also had three

Dinosaur skulls sold at auction

The skulls of a Triceratops and an Alioramus remotus both brought in top dollor at an auction in New York. A giant 65-million-year-old Triceratops skull sold at Bonhams' Natural History auction for $242,000 (£148,000). A skull from a cousin of the T. rex, the Alioramus remotus, went for $206,000 (£126,000). Both sold

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