Unbelievable Dinos:  Xenoceratops


A male Xenoceratops didn’t just impress with his 20-ton figure. It had massive spikes at the top of its head, two hooks jutting from its forehead, and a bumpy shield around his neck. Xenoceratops — the name means “alien horned-face” — was a relative of the Triceratops and used its impressive head gear to show dominance, say researchers, or to attract females.


(via: Discovery Science)               (image: Julius Csotonyi, 2012)

Unbelievable Dinos:  Xenoceratops

A male Xenoceratops didn’t just impress with his 20-ton figure. It had massive spikes at the top of its head, two hooks jutting from its forehead, and a bumpy shield around his neck. Xenoceratops — the name means “alien horned-face” — was a relative of the Triceratops and used its impressive head gear to show dominance, say researchers, or to attract females.

(via: Discovery Science)               (image: Julius Csotonyi, 2012)

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