FC: Spinosaurus & Triceratops
1: What are the adaptations of spinosaurus and triceratops?
2: here is a photo of a Spinosaurus. | here is a photo of a Triceratops.
3: Here is a Spinosaurus skeleton | found in Egypt, Spinosaurus may have been the largest of the theropods, larger than T-rex.
4: the spinosaurus vertebrae were 20% larger than those of Tyrannosaurus. | Spinosaurus would have looked larger, due to the sail-like fold of skin that 6-foot spines supported.
5: The Spinosaurus lived... Period: Late Cretaceous (144 to 99 million years ago) | The original fossils of Spinosaurus were destroyed in World War II.
6: spinosaurus grew to be 40 to 56 feet long or 12 to 17 meters. | its body structure was similar to T-rex with some differences. | T-rex was built more heavily. Spinosaurus had longer, heavier front arms.
7: Triceratops means three horned face. | Triceratops head is massive, it is one third of its entire body.
8: they had 2 big brow horns and 1 smaller horn on top of its deep, narrow, parrot-like beak
9: following on the top of its head is its frill. | Triceratops lived around western north America, found in Montana, South Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming, and Canada.
10: 65 million years ago, Triceratops was one of the last dinosaurs standing. | Period: Late Cretaceous
11: but this dinosaur had only two real horns; the third, much shorter "horn" on its snout was made from different material