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Natural history museum. Fossilised skull of a Triceratops horridus dinosaur in the National Museum of Natural History (MNHN), Paris, France. Triceratops was a Ceratopsid, a large four-legged plant-eating dinosaur characterized by a beak, rows of shearing teeth in the back of the jaw, and elaborate horns and frills. This species lived during the late Maastrichtian stage (around 68-65 million years ago) of the Late Cretaceous Period (around 99-65 million years ago) in what is now North America.
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