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

Quick facts about Tsagantegia:

  • Existed from 100.5 million years ago to 83.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a desert
  • Was a herbivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Tsagantegia was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • T. A. Tumanova. 1993. O novom pantsirnov dinozavre iz iugo-vostochnoy Gobi [A new armored dinosaur from Southeastern Gobi]. Paleontologicheskii Zhurnal 1993(2):92-98
  • S. Suzuki and M. Watabe. 2000. Report on the Japan-Mongolia Joint Paleontological Expedition to the Gobi desert, 1995. Hayashibara Museum of Natural Sciences Research Bulletin 1:45-57