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New dinosaur species is titanic

Titanoceratops may be oldest known member of triceratops group

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7:16pm, March 11, 2011

An oddball fossil skull in an Oklahoma museum may represent a new kind of dinosaur, the earliest giant horned species yet found.

The 1.2-meter-long partial skull, found along with some bones, deserves to be recognized as a species in its own right, says Nick Longr

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