Rugops

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Rugops:




Name Meaning : Wrinkle Face
Period : Late Cretaceous
Family Group: Teropoda
Diet: Meat
Size : 23-26 feet
Fossil Found: Niger 2004

Rugops


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This abelisaur from Niger, Africa is noted for the many strong thick ornamental bones on top ot its nose and between its eyes. Its also may be had ornamental crest on top f its head. Its skull was thank its jaws were too weak for active hunting . It could have eaten the remains of other dead dinosaurs . Its upper jaw curved upward which probably made "Rugops" look like it was smiling . Rugoops live about 95 million years ago. The discovery of a Rugops skull in Niger Africa demonstrates that this landmass was still a part of the great southern continent Gondwana , at that stage in Earth's History.
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