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Sinoceratops is a genus of ceratopsian that lived in China during the Late Cretaceous, living about 72-66 million years ago.

Sinoceratops is a very significant centrosaur because not only it is the first ceratopsid to be ever discovered in China, but it is also one of the largest centrosaurines ever discovered. It lived alongside Shantungosaurus, Zhuchengtyrannus, and Zhuchengceratops.

Like most centrosaurs, Sinoceratops had a single nasal horn and no horns above its eyebrows. However, what distinguishes this ceratopsian is its frill pattern, which is a series of forward-curving frill horns that run around the top of the frill. There is also a series of low set knobs on the top of the frill, which is not seen in any other known ceratopsian.

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Jurassic World: Fallen KingdomEdit

It is revealed that there are surviving Sinoceratops populations remaining on Isla Nublar after the 2015 Incident, but will now face an impending danger, alongside many other creatures, in the form of an erupting volcano.

These clones look incredibly similar to their real life counterparts except the clones has holes in its fenestrae, which no ceratopsian had, a taller frill, and two spikes on the center of the frill similar to that of a Pachyrhinosaurus. Its body color is a bright forest green with a white underside. There is white on the face, a circular orange, white and green pattern beneath the holes in the frill and on the sides of the frill. It also has white with black tipped spikes. According to the Jurassic World Employee Handbook, the young would eat meat to help with their growing skeletons.

The Sinoceratops is first seen licking a paralyzed Owen Grady before being scared off by some approaching lava.

While multiple Sinoceratops were seen during the stampede, the only major appearance of it is when a Carnotaurus grabs one that had lagged behind the stampede. After a brief fight, the Sinoceratops is able to break away from the fight.

Sinoceratops was last seen escaping the Lockwood Manor along with many other dinosaurs.


GamesEdit

Jurassic World: AliveEdit

Sinoceratops will be in Jurassic World: Alive, based on the film version of the dinosaur.

Jurassic World: EvolutionEdit

Sinoceratops appears in a free Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom DLC for Jurassic World: Evolution.

An individual Sinoceratops nicknamed “Perry” is being soothed by Claire Dearing in an African Wildlife Foundation ad.

A Sinoceratops figure will be released for the toyline for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom as part of the "Roarivores" line, a line of electronic dinosaurs with roaring sounds. This is the first time it has ever physically appeared in any Jurassic Park toy set. Strangely enough, it is portrayed as sporting a nasal boss, rather than a horn like in the film, making it more like a Pachyrhinosaurus than a Sinoceratops.

Behind the ScenesEdit

It was meant to be Pachyrhinosaurus in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, but it was later changed to Sinoceratops after the first trailer was released.[1][2]

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