Bagaceratops was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Dornogovi (Mongolia), Inner Mongolia (China) and Bayankhongor (Mongolia).

Quick facts about Bagaceratops:

  • Existed from 83.6 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 11 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Bagaceratops illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Bagaceratops was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z. Kielan-Jaworowska and R. Barsbold. 1972. Narrative of the Polish-Mongolian Palaeontological Expeditions 1967-1971. Palaeontologia Polonica 27:5-136
  • T. Maryanska and H. Osmólska. 1975. Protoceratopsidae (Dinosauria) of Asia. Palaeontologica Polonica 33:133-181
  • Z.-M. Dong and P. J. Currie. 1994. Protoceratopsian embryos from Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 30(10-11):2248-2254