Triceratops horridus

This famous dinosaur, found in the United States and Canada, was one of the last ceratopians to go extinct. Its brow horns and snout horn inspired its name which means "three-horned face."

Scientific Name: Triceratops horridus
Pronunciation: try-SER-uh-tops hoh-RID-us
Meaning: "three-horned face"
Locality Found: United States and Canada
Age: Late Cretaceous, 65 million yeas ago
Size: 6 to 8.5 meters (20 to 28 feet) long
Characteristics: Triceratops was a horned dinosaur with scissor-like rows of teeth used for chewing plants. It was one of the last non-bird dinosaurs to roam Earth! 

Image credits: Rick Spears; quote, Triceratops Skull courtesy of AMNH.