Dinosaurs Behaviour

Dinosaur Babies

Were Triceratops social animals?

Similar to today’s creatures, not every dinosaur was a social animal. But scientists have discovered that Triceratops, which were once thought to be aloof, solitary, shy herbivores, may have actually liked being around others of their kind. The evidence for this was recently uncovered in southeastern Montana in Late Cretaceous rocks. Discovered in the 66-million-year-old rock were the bones of at least three juveniles (they were probably all together when a flood struck the area). Some scientists are not sure, but this behavior may have been for protection, and it may have been more common in juveniles than in adult Triceratops.


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