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Dinosaur Sighting: Jack-O’-Ceratops

When it comes to pumpkin popularity, it looks like Tyrannosaurus has some competition

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A Triceratops jack-o'-lantern, sent in by Kevin McDunn.

Halloween has come and gone, but it’s never too late for a cool dinosaur jack-o’-lantern. And, if the two snapshots sent in by our readers are any indication, this is a good year for Triceratops. The first, above, was sent in to us by Kevin McDunn. Reader Nicole Sexton sent in a photo of her son’s own Triceratops carving (below). When it comes to pumpkin popularity, it looks like Tyrannosaurus has some competition.

A Triceratops pumpkin, sent in my reader Nicole Sexton.

Have you seen a dinosaur or other prehistoric creature in an unusual place? Please send your photo to dinosaursightings@gmail.com.

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Brian Switek is a freelance science writer specializing in evolution, paleontology, and natural history. He writes regularly for National Geographic's Phenomena blog as Laelaps.

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