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Tiny & Old: Images of 'Triceratops' Ancestors

Unescoceratops koppelhusae jaw

Dinosaur jawbone

(Image credit: Michael Ryan, Cleveland Museum of Natural History)

Unescoceratops koppelhusae jaw from the Dinosaur Park Formation of Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada.

Illustration of Unescoceratops koppelhusae,

illustration of <i>Unescoceratops koppelhusae</i>

(Image credit: Julius T. Csotonyi)

An illustration of Unescoceratops koppelhusae, a plant-eating dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous period that lived approximately 75 million years ago.

Illustration of Gryphoceratops morrisoni,

Illustration of <i>Gryphoceratops morrisoni</i>,

(Image credit: Julius T. Csotonyi)

An illustration of Gryphoceratops morrisoni, a plant-eating dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous period that lived approximately 83 million years ago.

Unescoceratops koppelhusae and Gryphoceratops morrisonii

<i>Unescoceratops koppelhusae</i> and <i>Gryphoceratops morrisonii</i> drawn in a jungle

(Image credit: Julius T. Csotonyi)

Unescoceratops koppelhusae (upper right) and Gryphoceratops morrisonii (lower left), new leptoceratopsid dinosaurs from Alberta, Canada.

Gryphoceratops Morrison jaw

<i>Gryphoceratops Morrison</i> jawbone

(Image credit: Michael Ryan, Cleveland Museum of Natural History)

Gryphoceratops Morrison jaw from the Milk River Formation of Alberta, Canada.

Illustration of Gryphoceratops morrisoni,

Illustration of <i>Gryphoceratops morrisoni</i>,

(Image credit: Julius T. Csotonyi)

An illustration of Gryphoceratops morrisoni, a plant-eating dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous period that lived approximately 83 million years ago.

Illustration of Unescoceratops koppelhusae,

illustration of <i>Unescoceratops koppelhusae</i>

(Image credit: Julius T. Csotonyi)

An illustration of Unescoceratops koppelhusae, a plant-eating dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous period that lived approximately 75 million years ago.

Jennifer Welsh
Jennifer Welsh graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz's Science Communication graduate program after working at a start up biotech company for three years after getting her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame. She has worked at WiredScience, The Scientist and Discover Magazine before joining the Live Science team.