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2011-01-31 11:35:46

Triceratops and Torosaurus have long been considered the kings of the horned dinosaurs. But a new discovery traces the giants' family tree further back in time, when a newly discovered species appears to have reigned long before its more well-known descendants, making it the earliest known member of its family. The new species, called Titanoceratops after the Greek myth of the Titans, rivaled Triceratops in size, with an estimated weight of nearly 15,000 pounds and a massive eight-foot-long...

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2009-07-30 21:25:08

Anchiceratops or "near horned face" is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of western North America. Its name is derived from the Greek words anchi: "near", cera: "horn", and ops: "face". It was first discovered in 1912 by an expedition led by Barnum Brown along the Red Deer River in Alberta. The original specimen is known by the back half of a skull, including long frill, and several partial skulls found at the same time. A complete skull was found by C.M....

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