Pachyrhinosaurus was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Alberta (Canada), Alaska and Northwest Territories (Canada).

Quick facts about Pachyrhinosaurus:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a canyon
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 13 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Pachyrhinosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. R. Fiorillo and R. A. Gangloff. 2001. Theropod teeth from the Prince Creek Formation (Cretaceous) of northern Alaska, with speculations on Arctic dinosaur paleoecology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20(4):675-682
  • P. J. Currie and W. Langston. 2008. A new species of Pachyrhinosaurus (Dinosauria, Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada. In P. J. Currie, W. Langston, & D. H. Tanke (eds.), in A New Horned Dinosaur from an Upper Cretaceous Bone Bed in Alberta
  • E. B. Koppelhus. 2008. Palynology of the Wapiti Formation in the northwestern part of Alberta with special emphasis on a new Pachyrhinosaur bonebed. International Dinosaur Symposium in Fukui 2008: Recent Progress of the Study on Asian Dinosaurs and Paleoenvironments. Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, Fukui