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Xenoceratops foremostensis (Beasts of Mesozoic)

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Beasts of the Mesozoic Xenoceratops foremostensis

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Xenoceratops foremostensis- 1/18th scale Dinosaur Action Figure

The first ceratopsian described from the Foremost Formation, Xenoceratops was also the oldest known ceratopsian in Canada at the time of its discovery. Its name ‘xenos’ means alien or foreign, a reference to the lack of ceratopsian species from that area. This ceratopsian figure measures 14 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 Raul Ramos.

Recommended for ages 15 and up.

Xenoceratops foremostensis Information:

Xenoceratops foremostensis is a species of herbivorous dinosaur that belongs to the Ceratopsidae family. It is an extinct dinosaur known from the Late Cretaceous period. Here's some basic information about Xenoceratops foremostensis:

Discovery: Xenoceratops was first discovered in 1958 in Alberta, Canada, by Dr. Wann Langston Jr. and a team of paleontologists from the University of California, Berkeley. However, it wasn't until 2012 that the dinosaur was formally described and named.

Name: The name "Xenoceratops foremostensis" is derived from Greek words, with "xenos" meaning "strange," "ceratops" meaning "horned face" (a common suffix for ceratopsian dinosaurs), and "foremostensis" referring to the Foremost Formation, where it was discovered.

Classification: Xenoceratops is classified as a member of the Ceratopsidae family, which includes other well-known horned dinosaurs such as Triceratops and Styracosaurus.

Size: Xenoceratops was a medium-sized dinosaur, estimated to have been about 6 to 7 meters (20 to 23 feet) in length.

Appearance: Like other ceratopsids, Xenoceratops had a distinct frill at the back of its head and a beak-like mouth. The frill and the face were adorned with various bony ornaments and horns. However, the exact arrangement of these features might be different from other ceratopsids, which contributed to its "strange" name.

Paleoenvironment: Xenoceratops lived during the Late Cretaceous period, approximately 75 million years ago. At that time, the area where its fossils were discovered was a lush, coastal environment with diverse vegetation and a variety of dinosaurs.

Hand Painted. Product Material: PVC

Product Code: #62848

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Manufacturer Age Recommendation: 15+ Years

Beasts of the Mesozoic - Xenoceratops foremostensis #62848

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