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Graciliceratops
2010-02-02 13:47:07

Graciliceratops, meaning "horned face", is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period. It was first described by paleontologist Paul Sereno in 2000 based on a partial skeleton found in Mongolia. The only known species is G. mongoliensis. Graciliceratops was a herbivore with a parrot-like beak. It fed primarily on ferns, cycads and conifers. It would have used its sharp...

Avaceratops
2009-07-22 13:50:41

Avaceratops, or the "Ava horned face", lived during the Late Cretaceous Period, and is a genus of small ceratopsian dinosaur. They were found in what is now the Northwestern United States. It was first discovered in the Judith River Formation of Montana in 1981. The fossils were found scattered along the remains of a prehistoric stream bed. It is believed that the specimen was buried in the...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
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