Centrosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), Colorado and Saskatchewan (Canada).

Quick facts about Centrosaurus:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Had a body mass of approximately 1079.7 kg
  • 46 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Centrosaurus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Centrosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C. H. Sternberg. 1918. Sternberg's expedition to the Red Deer River, Alberta, 1917. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 29:88-91
  • P. J. Currie. 2005. History of research. In P. J. Currie and E. B. Koppelhus (eds.), Dinosaur Provincial Park: A Spectacular Ancient Ecosystem Revealed. Indiana University Press, Bloomington
  • W. E. Miller and J. L. Baer. 1991. The Dry Mesa Dinosaur Quarry, Mesa County, Colorado. In W. R. Averett (ed.), Guidebook for Dinosaur Quarries and Tracksites Tour, Western Colorado and Eastern Utah