Paleontological Journal

, Volume 50, Issue 12, pp 1412–1417 | Cite as

“The Fighting Dinosaurs”: The position of their bodies before and after death

  • R. BarsboldEmail author


The “Fighting Dinosaurs” from Mongolia are discussed. The observable positions of two coupled dinosaur skeletons are explained based on their postmortem displacement.


Protoceratops Velociraptor “fighting dinosaurs,” combat predator—prey system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Paleontology and GeologyMongolian Academy of SciencesUlaanbaatarMongolia

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