World of Dinosaurs/Horns vs Antlers

Horns are bone coated in a protein. They stay on the animal's skull and continue to grow throughout the animal's life.

Examples include:

  • Bison
  • Cows
  • Giraffe
  • Utahceratops
  • Pachycephalosaurus

Antlers are bones, and they can come off the animal's skull in many cases. In many cases they regrow yearly.

Examples include:

  • Moose
  • Deer
  • Elk