Coahuilaceratops magnacuerna, translates in part to "great horned horny face," and the dinosaur lives up to its description.
CREDIT: Lukas Panzarin
Coahuilaceratops magnacuerna [Late Cretaceous, 84 - 70 Ma]
— the Largest Horn in Animal Kingdom
First horned dinosaur from Mexico
Plant-eater had largest horns of any dinosaur
NEW DINOSAUR HAD RECORD-SIZED HORNS
The 72-million-year-old herbivore found in Mexico used its 4-foot-long horns mainly to attract mates.
Loewen, M.A., Sampson, S.D., Lund, E.K., Farke, A.A., Aguillón-Martínez, M.C., de Leon, C.A., Rodríguez-de la Rosa, R.A., Getty, M.A., Eberth, D.A., 2010, "Horned Dinosaurs (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae) from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Cerro del Pueblo Formation, Coahuila, Mexico", In: Michael J. Ryan, Brenda J. Chinnery-Allgeier, and David A. Eberth (eds), New Perspectives on Horned Dinosaurs: The Royal Tyrrell Museum Ceratopsian Symposium, Indiana University Press, 656 pp.