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Triceratops
by: Valerie A., Grade: 3


The triceratops lived in the late Cretceous period.The triceratops neck frill rimed with boney bumps.It was about 30 feet long.
The triceratops cut thorough the plants and also ate them.The triceratops was a herbivore that means they are planteaters.Triceratops could chew up plants with it's cheek teeth.
The triceratops weighed 6 ton [5.4 metrictons.]It was about 30 feet long [9m] 10 feet tall [3m.]It had a short pointy tail.
All meat eaters were the predators.The Tyrannosaurs Rex which probably preyed upon the triceratops the most.Triceratops sometimes protected its self and sometimes it eats them.The triceratops was extincxt 65 millon years ago.Also 72 to 65 millon years ago.



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