❃ A Sinoceratops was a large, plant-eating dinosaur that lived during the Late Cretaceous period. It was one of the last known ceratopsians, and is known from a single fossil specimen found in China.
❃ They were a bulky dinosaur, measuring up to 6 metres (20 ft) long and weighing up to 4.4 tons. It had a large, parrot-like beak, and a frill around its neck decorated with spikes. The function of the frill is not known for certain, but it may have been used for display or to help deter predators.
❃ Sinoceratops is one of the last known ceratopsians, a group of dinosaurs that also includes the well-known Triceratops. It was first described in 2012, and is known from a single incomplete fossil specimen. The specimen includes parts of the skull, neck and back, as well as some ribs and vertebrae. It was found in Inner Mongolia, China. If there's anything else you want to learn more about it, here's our Sinoceratops blog for you!