Agujaceratops was a herbivore (plant-eater) that lived in the late
between about 83 and 70 million years ago,
Agujaceratops was about 17 feet (5.2 meters) long, and weighed something in
the region of 2 tons.
Agujiaceratops is similar to
Indeed, when Agujiaceratops was
first discovered in
was thought to be a
- it was only after further
fossils were found in
it was realized that Agujiaceratops should be placed in its own genus.
"Agujaceratops" means "horned-face from Aguja" (referring to the Aguja Formation in Texas).
Agujaceratops was a member of the Ornithischia ("bird-hipped") order of dinosaurs. What this means, is that although Agujaceratops was not closely related to birds, it did have similarly shaped pelvic bones.
Agujaceratops was a Ceratopsian - a member of a group of related herbivorous (plant-eating) dinosaurs with beaks, many of which had neck frills and horns as well.
Agujaceratops lived between about 83 million years ago and 70 million years ago, during the late Cretaceous period.
Agujaceratops lived in North America.
Agujaceratops was a herbivore (plant-eater).
Agujaceratops was about 17 feet (5.2 meters) long.
Agujaceratops weighed about 2 tons.
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