Welcome to Ceratosaurus.org our website about one of the most unusual predatory dinosaurs

Ceratosaurus was a carnivorous (meat-eating) dinosaur that lived during the late Jurassic period, between approximately 156 and 145 million years ago. It was probably between 15 and 20 feet (4.5 to 6 meters) long, and probably weighed around 1 ton.

One of the most immediately recognizable features of Ceratosaurus is the short horn on its snout. Other noteworthy features include its massive tail and its four-fingered hands (which is considered a primitive configuration).

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  • Classification
    How do scientists classify Ceratosaurus?

  • Facts
    Some facts about Ceratosaurus.

  • Fossils
    What fossils of Ceratosaurus have been found?

  • Name
    How did Ceratosaurus get its name? What does its name mean?

  • Nasal Horn
    Why did Ceratosaurus have a horn on its nose?

  • Pictures
    Pictures of Ceratosaurus.

  • Size
    How big was Ceratosaurus?

  • Timeline
    Ceratosaurus history and timeline.

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