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Triceratops Was A Social Animal
Triceratops Was A Social Animal, Group Of Dinosaur Fossils Suggests
ScienceDaily (Mar. 24, 2009) -
Until now, Triceratops was thought to be unusual among its ceratopsid
relatives. While many ceratopsids-a common group of herbivorous dinosaurs
that lived toward the end of the Cretaceous-have been found in enormous
bonebed deposits of multiple individuals, all known Triceratops (over 50 in
total) fossils have been solitary individuals.
In 2005, Brusatte and colleagues found and excavated a site that contained
multiple Triceratops juveniles in 66-million-year-old rocks in southeastern
Montana. The geological evidence ...