Image: Centrosaurus tooth and lower jaw

Centrosaurus tooth and lower jaw

Centrosaurus tooth and lower jaw. F 132766. Canada, Late Cretaceous, 76 - 74 million years ago.

Photographer:
Robert Jones
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

Centrosaurus had a beaked jaw for snipping plants and back teeth suited for chewing. The large crowns are typical of browsers that chew tough leaves.

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Tags plant-eating, dinosaurs, herbivores, herbivorous, tooth, teeth, jaw, fossil, Canada, Late Cretaceous,