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Fossil skeleton of a juvenile Dinosaur Psittacosurus sp. an early plant eating relative of Triceratops. This animal is preserved in the actual death position, meticulously chipped out from the original sandstone matrix. It was discovered in the Xia Basin, China and is from the early Cretaceous Period and is about 120 million years old. Psittacosaurus were gazelle-sized bipedal herbivores characterized by a high, powerful beak on the upper jaw.
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