Einiosaurusis one of several horned dinosaurs that lived in North America during the Late Cretaceous. This so-called ‘buffalo of the Cretaceous’ walked on four legs and had a distinctive forward-curved horn on its nose. It has only been excavated from Montana, USA, where it browsed for plants 74 million years ago.
Scientific Name:Einiosaurus procurvicornis
Characteristics:The most distinctive character ofEiniosaurusis its unique, forward-curved nose horn.Einiosaurushad a horny beak and a frill on its head with backwards-projecting spines, but lacked brow horns. This dinosaur walked on four short, robust legs. It was moderately sized at 15 ft long.
Size and Color:This model is 6.25 inches long and 2.5 inches high. Its head frill is adorned with large brightly colored spots to ward of predators or attract mates.
The Einiosaurus is part of the Wild Safari® Prehistoric World collection