Unescoceratops (Greek for "UNESCO horned face"); pronounced you-NESS-coe-SEH-rah-tops
Woodlands of North America
Late Cretaceous (75 million years ago)
Size and Weight:
About 5 feet long and 200 pounds
Small size; short frill; tough, horny beak
The newly discovered Unescoceratops wasn't the smallest ceratopsian (horned, frilled dinosaur) that ever lived--that honor belongs to "basal" species like Leptoceratops--but it still didn't have much to brag about. About five feet long from head to tail, Unescoceratops only weighed about as much as a healthy, adult human, and it possessed a short frill and a tough, horny beak reminiscent of a parrot's. The most notable thing about this dinosaur is its name: it was discovered near Canada's Dinosaur Provincial Park, a World Heritage site administered by UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).