Image: Ingenia yanshini, skull

Ingenia yanshini, skull

Ingenia yanshini, skull, cast of fossil. Mongolia, Late Cretaceous, 76 - 67 million years ago.

Photographer:
Robert Jones
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

Oviraptorosaurs like Ingenia were meat-eaters with no teeth. They had relatively large heads with short, deep beaks and jaw muscles powerful enough to crush bones. They may also have eaten plants, molluscs and eggs.

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