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Centrosaurus apertus (Beasts of the Mesozoic)

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Centrosaurus apertus (Beasts of the Mesozoic)
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Centrosaurus apertus (Beasts of the Mesozoic)
Centrosaurus apertus (Beasts of the Mesozoic)
Centrosaurus apertus (Beasts of the Mesozoic)
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Beasts of the Mesozoic Centrosaurus apertus

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Centrosaurus apertus (adult)- 1/18th scale Dinosaur Action Figure Centrosaurus was a herd animal, as is evidenced by the vast bone beds that have been found. Because of this, it is one of the most-researched dinosaurs, and is also one of the few Ceratopsian species with fossilized skin impressions. This ceratopsian figure measures 16 in. long and has 20 points of articulation. Includes collectible trading card, unique background display insert and instruction sheet. Packaging features red-foil printing with package art by Jax Jocson and Carlo Arellano. Recommended for ages 15 and up.

Centrosaurus apertus Information:

Centrosaurus apertus is a species of herbivorous dinosaur that lived during the Late Cretaceous period, approximately 76 to 75 million years ago. It belongs to the Ceratopsidae family, which includes other well-known dinosaurs like Triceratops. Here is some basic information about Centrosaurus apertus: Physical Characteristics: Centrosaurus was a medium-sized dinosaur, with adults measuring around 18 to 20 feet (5.5 to 6 meters) in length and weighing up to 2-3 tons. It had a sturdy body with a large frill (the shield-like extension of bone from the back of the head) and a beak-like mouth that was well-suited for eating plants. Ceratopsian Features: Like other ceratopsian dinosaurs, Centrosaurus had distinctive features, including a large bony frill at the back of its skull, which might have served as a display structure for courtship rituals or defense. It also had a unique arrangement of horns on its head, with a central horn on the nose and two longer brow horns above the eyes. Geographic Range: Centrosaurus apertus lived in what is now North America, specifically in areas that are part of modern-day Canada and the United States. Fossils of Centrosaurus have been discovered in the Dinosaur Park Formation in Alberta, Canada. Herding Behavior: Fossil evidence suggests that Centrosaurus apertus exhibited herding behavior, and these large groups likely provided protection against predators and facilitated social interactions. Discovery and Research: Centrosaurus was first described by paleontologist Lawrence Lambe in 1904 based on fossils found in Alberta, Canada. Since then, further discoveries and research have provided valuable insights into the biology and behavior of this dinosaur species. Taxonomy: The genus name "Centrosaurus" is derived from the Greek words "kentron," meaning "point" or "sharp," and "sauros," meaning "lizard." The species name "apertus" comes from Latin, meaning "open" or "uncovered," referring to the openings in the frill of the dinosaur. Plant-Eating Diet: As a ceratopsian dinosaur, Centrosaurus was a herbivore, primarily feeding on plants such as ferns, cycads, and conifers that were abundant during the Late Cretaceous.

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