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Triceratops is a horned dinosaur that lived 68-65 million years ago. It has appeared in a few Disney projects.

Appearances

Fantasia

Many Triceratops appear in The Rite of Spring segment of Fantasia as adults and babies. They walk in herds to find food. many were seen running when the Tyrannosaurus Rex attacks, 1 of which ran into a lake to swim away as 3 Brachiosauruses dived down to avoid the T-Rex as well. During the drought at the end of the segment, Triceratops walks with other dinosaurs to find more food and water, but all of them end up going extinct from starvation and dehydration.

The Legend of Tarzan

A Triceratops appeared as a villain in an episode of The Legend of Tarzan as one of the first dinosaurs Tarzan and company encounter, when it charges at them.

The Little Mermaid (TV series)

A Triceratops also appears in The Little Mermaid episode "Land of the Dinosaurs" along with Apatosaurus, Stegosaurus, and Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Mighty Ducks (TV series)

In the episode "Jurassic Puck", a pair of Triceratops were one of the few dinosaurs brought to life by Lord Dragaunus from a test tube in the laboratory. Then later start rampaging in Anaheim.

Disney Parks

A family of Triceratops is seen watching their eggs hatch during the Primeval World diorama on the Disneyland Railroad.

At Disney's Animal Kingdom, the spinner attraction TriceraTop Spin features tin-toy triceratops vehicles for a Dumbo-esque spinner.

Trivia

  • Triceratops was incorrectly shown to have legs that sprawled out like those of a lizard. In real life, Triceratops had legs directly underneath its body like those of a rhino.
  • There are currently three species of Triceratops known from the fossil record, T.horridus, T.prorsus and T.maximus.
  • At one point in time, Triceratops was often believed to be a younger version of another ceratopsian, Torosaurus. This was mostly due to the fact that they were in the same subgroup of ceratopsians and had lived in the same fossil formations, though Torosaurus was more common in the south and Triceratops being more common in the north. However, a study by Yale University published in 2012 proved that they are distinct species.  
  • In the Hell Creek Formation, a specimen of Triceratops preserved with skin impressions indicates that it may have been covered with quills or bristles in addition to scales. A similar type of pelage was found on Psittacosaurus, a distant relative. 

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FantasiaFantasia 2000Video gameHouse of MouseKingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop DistanceDisney InfinityFantasia: Music EvolvedThe Sorcerer's ApprenticeNight on Bald MountainOnce Upon a TimeVideo
Disney Parks
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Restaurants: Fantasia Gelati
Parade: Festival of Fantasy ParadeJubilation!Parade of the StarsSpectroMagic
Firework: WishesWorld of Color
Halloween: Celebrate the MagicHappy Hallowishes

Characters
Mickey MouseDonald DuckDaisy DuckYen SidChernabogChernabog's minionsMagic BroomsTyrannosaurus RexStegosaurusTriceratopsPteranodonGryposaurusCorythosaurusApatosaurusDiplodocusOrnithomimusBrachiosaurusCeratosaurusPsittacosaurusKannemeyeriaEdmontosaurusDimorphodonParasaurolophusDimetrodonPlacochelysTylosaurusPlateosaurusAnkylosaurusCompsognathusArchaeopteryxTroodonOviraptorBacchusJacchusCentaursCentaurettesMelindaBrudusIrisMorpheusDianaZeusApolloVulcanMadame Upanova and her ostrichesHyacinth Hippo and her hipposElephanchine and her elephantsBen Ali Gator and his alligatorsColorful TrianglesBlack TrianglesHumpback WhalesDukeRachelFlying JohnKilljoy MargaretJoeElizabethTin SoldierBallerinaJack-in-the-BoxYo Yo FlamingoSnooty FlamingosNoahSpring SpriteThe ElkFirebirdBoreasMother PegasusFather PegasusPegasi SiblingsYoung PegasusCherubsCentaursSatyrsUnicornsSugar Plum FairiesNutcracker Suite dancersSeagullsDancing Thistles
Segments
Toccata and Fugue in D MinorNutcracker SuiteThe Sorcerer's ApprenticeThe Rite of SpringThe Pastoral SymphonyDance of the HoursNight on Bald Mountain/Ave MariaSymphony No. 5Pines of RomeRhapsody in BluePiano Concerto No. 2The Carnival of the AnimalsPomp and CircumstanceThe Firebird Suite
Locations
Yen Sid's TowerBald MountainNew York CityPrehistory
Deleted and unused concepts
Unused Fantasia SegmentsClair de LuneSunflowerOtikaEgret CoupleNaiadsDestinoThe Little MatchgirlOne by OneLorenzo
See Also
Sorcerer Hat


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Miles from TomorrowlandMiles from Tomorrowland: MissionsMiles from Tomorrowland: Mars Rover RescueDisney Junior DJ Shuffle 2
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Miles CallistoLoretta CallistoPhoebe CallistoLeo CallistoM.E.R.C.Captain JoeGadfly GarnettProfessor RubiconCommander S'leetLysander FloovoxFrida LiangPollockEvaAdmirals Watson and CrickHaruna KitumbaBlodger BloppPipp WimpleyWimm and Kree WimpleyGong Gong and Po PoQueen GemmaPrince RyganMaster Skellig RoBootjet GroovestarMirandosThe GameMasterDr. ConsiliumDr. Zephyr SkyeSheldonVincent CallistoRobo-PenguinsBowtieMiss BakerCommander Copernicus
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Organizations/Groups
Cosmic ExplorersMission Force One
Creatures/Races
AnkylosaurusPteranodonTyrannosaurus RexTriceratops
Spacecrafts/Vehicles
StellosphereStar JetterScout RoverPhoton FlyerZenith
Objects
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Locations
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Songs
Way OutLaunch this FunkWorlian Birthday Song