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Leptoceratops
Temporal range: Upper Cretaceous
Leptoceratops gracilis forelimb
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Reptilia
Superorder: Dinosauria
Order: Ornithischia
Suborder: Cerapoda
Infraorder: Ceratopsia
Genus: Leptoceratops
Binomial name
Leptoceratops gracilis

Leptoceratops (meaning "slender horned face") was a stocky ceratopsian dinosaur that had a large skull are there was a horn on its beaked snout. It is known from five skulls and some skeletal material. Leptoceratops are during in the Upper Cretaceous, about 68–65 million years ago. Fossils have been found in Alberta, Canada, and Wyoming, in North America.

Leptoceratops gracilis skeletal
Skeletal restoration


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