Triceratops means "3 horned face"
It was about 30 feet long and 6 feet tall.
But one third of it was it's head!
Triceratops weighed about 5 tons!
Even though it was huge this 4-legged dinosaur only ate plants.
Triceratops had three horns on its face.
A short nose horn and two brow horns that came out frm its head.
Triceratops also had a short , bony frill around its neck that was like a
giant collar.
It used its horns as weapons, usually to protect itself.
Triceratops also had a beak and very tough skin.
Its only real enemy was Tyrannosaurus Rex.
So Triceratops was one of the most dangerous plant eating dinosaurs.