Presentation on theme: "I chose Triceratops for my project"— Presentation transcript:
1I chose Triceratops for my project By MackyI hope you enjoy
2DietA triceratops is a herbivore so that means it only eats plants, like low growths, palms, cycads and ferms. They eat low growths because they are small so that means they can not reach tall trees.
3Dinosaur familyThe triceratops is a member of the Ceratopsidae family, Styracosaurus is also in this family.
4Period Triceratops lived in the late cretaceous period. cretaceous means thethird and last period of the Mesozoic Era, from about 144 to 65 million years ago.
5Their body featuresThey have a very large head. It can be up to 1/3 of its body lengthIt has three horns on its head, one on the snout and one above each eye about 1 metre longIt has a short bony frill at the back of its skullIt can weight 6-12 tonnesThe triceratops is about three metres tall and 9 metres long
6Did yo u know?? 1* That their head is about 1/3 of their body length 2* Triceratops's neck frill spanned 6 ft (1.8 m)3*Triceratops means “three horned face”4*Triceratops was preyed upon by T-Rex
7THE ENDI hope you enjoyed my triceratops project and thank you for watching