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Pentaceratops - Likui (Haolonggood)

Item# GR-0016-Y
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Haolonggood Pentaceratops Likui measures:
9.3" L x 2.2" W x 5.1" H.

Haolonggood Pentaceratops Likui Review:

Pentaceratops Information:

Pentaceratops is a genus of herbivorous dinosaur that lived during the Late Cretaceous period, approximately 76-73 million years ago. It was a member of the Ceratopsidae family, which includes some of the most famous horned dinosaurs like Triceratops and Styracosaurus. Pentaceratops was characterized by its distinctive frill and multiple facial horns. Pentaceratops was a large dinosaur, with an estimated length of around 20-23 feet (6-7 meters) and a weight of several tons. It was one of the largest ceratopsids. The most striking feature of Pentaceratops is its massive skull. It had a large frill at the back of its head, which was adorned with five distinct bony plates. The frill was relatively short compared to some other ceratopsids. Pentaceratops also had two long brow horns above its eyes and a shorter nasal horn on its snout. The function of these horns is still debated but likely served for defense, mating displays, or species recognition. Like other ceratopsids, Pentaceratops was a herbivore, feeding on plants such as ferns, cycads, and other vegetation that was prevalent during the Late Cretaceous period. Fossils of Pentaceratops have been found in North America, specifically in what is now New Mexico. It lived in a range of environments, including forests and plains. Pentaceratops was first described by American paleontologist Charles H. Sternberg in 1923. Its name, "Pentaceratops," means "five-horned face," which refers to the five prominent facial horns on its skull. Pentaceratops is classified within the chasmosaurine subfamily of ceratopsids, which includes horned dinosaurs with large frills and a mix of brow and nasal horns. Other well-known chasmosaurines include Triceratops and Torosaurus. The behavior of Pentaceratops is not well-documented due to limited fossil evidence. However, like other ceratopsids, it was likely a herding dinosaur, possibly living in groups for protection against predators. Pentaceratops, like many other dinosaurs, went extinct at the end of the Cretaceous period, approximately 66 million years ago, during the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) mass extinction event, which wiped out a significant portion of Earth's biodiversity, including non-avian dinosaurs. Overall, Pentaceratops is an intriguing dinosaur species known for its unique skull and horn arrangement. It is a fascinating subject of study for paleontologists interested in the evolution and diversity of horned dinosaurs during the Late Cretaceous period.

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Product Code: #0016

by Haolonggood

Manufacturer Age Recommendation: 15+ Years

Haolonggood - Pentaceratops Likui #0016

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