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084--CERATOSAURUS NASICORNIS

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CERATOSAURUS NASICORNIS
"Nasal Horned Horn Lizard"
Marsh, 1884
Length: 6.7m (22ft)
Weight: 980kg (2200 lbs)
Location: Colorado, USA
Era: Tithonian age, upper Jurassic (148 million years ago)

Classification:
Dinosauria
Saurischia
Theropoda
Ceratosauria
Ceratosauridae

Notes:
The first large theropod known from a reasonably complete skeleton. Though the notable horns adorning its skull are now thought to be purely ornamental, Marsh originally described them as "a most fearsome weapon."
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Asuma17's avatar
This is awesome the colors are so vibrant and look something like that of some Anole lizard.

You know another good meaning for it's name would be "Chief Horned Lizard" from what information I looked up.
ThePivotFan2013's avatar
Your drawing are awesome! What do you use to draw/paint?
RickCharlesOfficial's avatar
Ceratosaurus, the dinosaur who was on fire!
TheMeekWarrior's avatar
LOVE the colors. Love love love. :iconloveloveplz:
Very nice design! :D
rick-raptor's avatar
Nice color scheme!
raven-amos's avatar
I love your bold color schemes.
Krotera's avatar
They look fearsome.
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