Tamiya 60201 - 1:35 Triceratops Eurycephalus

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Tamiya 60201 - 1:35 Triceratops Eurycephalus (60201)
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Tamiya 60201 - 1:35 Triceratops Eurycephalus

The Triceratops was a large quadrupedal plant-eating ceratopsian dinosaur that had a frill of bone at the back of its skull and three prominent horns. Triceratops possessed a gigantic skull, and some individuals had skulls nearly 3 metres  long, which would place them among the largest of all terrestrial animals. In addition to its three conspicuous horns, which were placed above each eye and on the snout, it possessed numerous small spikes (epoccipitals) that bordered the margin of the expanded frill of bone at the back of the skull. There were as many as 19–26 epoccipitals on the frill. Triceratops also possessed smaller hornlike projections on the jugal bones (cheekbones). The upper and lower jaws were lined with stacked columns of teeth, which appear to have been specialized for shearing. The front of the mouth formed a beak, which may have been used to crop vegetation. In addition, most of the skull was covered by indentations made by blood vessels; similar indentations are found under the keratinous beaks of living birds. This suggests that the dinosaur’s entire head, aside from the cheeks and the area around the nostrils, was covered in keratin while it was alive. In many living birds, keratin is very colourful, a fact that suggests that the skulls of Triceratops may have been very colourful as well. The majority of Triceratops specimens are known from skulls or partial skulls, and bones from the rest of the body are less commonly recovered. From fossil remains of other parts of the body, paleontologists have been able to determine that the hind limbs of Triceratops were larger than the forelimbs, but both sets were very stout.

This Tamiya Model Dinosaur will require paints and glue to complete.

Tamiya's dinosaur kits have been scaled from scientific data to ensure they are as accurate as possible. Perfect for a multitude of uses from display to wargaming.

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