Bizarre New “Texas Longhorn” Dinosaur Bolsters Controversial Theory of Dino Diversity

A newly unearthed dinosaur has been called the “Texas longhorn” a relative of the famous Triceratops, sported 3.5-foot-long horns, measured 15 feet long from nose to tail, and weighed 2.5 tons. Like many ceratopsids Nasutoceratops bears horns and a neck frill. But “It’s a bizarre animal in some respects,

 

A recently discovered dinosaur has been named the “Texas longhorn” a relative of the widely known Triceratops, sported 3.5-foot-long horns, estimated 15 feet long from nose to tail, and weighed 2.5 tons. Like many ceratopsids Nasutoceratops bears horns and a neck frill. But “It’s a bizarre animal in some respects,

 

 

 

Resources:

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2013/07/17/bizarre-new-texas-longhorn-dinosaur-bolsters-controversial-theory-of-dino-diversity/

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