Pachycephalosaurus Pachycephalosaurus

Pachycephalosaurus

Pachycephalosaurus, a dome-headed dinosaur from Late Cretaceous North America, is known for its thick skull. Fossil discoveries in the Hell Creek Formation suggest it engaged in headbutting contests, possibly for dominance within its species. Despite its bony head, it was a herbivore.

Phonetic Pronunciation:

pack-ee-SEF-ah-lo-SAWR-us

Latin Name:

Pachycephalosaurus wyomingensis

Archeological Era:

Late Cretaceous

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