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What does its name mean? – Three horn face
What did they eat? – The triceratops was a plant eater.
When did they live? – Triceratops lived around 68 to 66 million years ago.
How big were they? – The triceratops could be up to 9m long and 3m high.
How did they protect themselves? – The three horns on their heads were probably used to protect them but they may also have been used to attract a mate.
Were there more types of ceratops? – Over time, there had been many types of ceratops although the triceratops is the most famous. The photo below shows the skull of a centrosaurus apertus, another ceratops type.