Torosaurus was a large Ceratopsian dinosaur that lived during the Late Cretaceous period.

Torosaurus had the distinction of having the longest skull of any land-living animal. Much of the length is taken up by a very long frill, which unlike other ceratopsids had smooth margins.

Dino Facts

  • Pronounced: TOR-o-SAWR-us
  • Means: Perforated lizard
  • Size: 26 ft (8 m)
  • Where: North America (Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Saskatchwan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)
  • When: Late Cretaceous
  • Diet: Herbivorous

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