Dinosaurs & Fossils
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200-year-old token found on Dorset beach probably belonged to famous fossil-finder Mary Anning, say researchers
Mary Anning, the famous 19th century fossil collector who was revered across the world, probably owned a childhood token from more than 200 years ago found on a Lyme Regis beach by researchers.
Species "undiscovered" after Natural History Museum CT scans mouse-sized mid-Jurassic fossil found on Isle of Skye
A lucky discovery of a mouse-sized Jurassic fossil, found on a rock during an otherwise-uneventful trip to Scotland by a group of researchers, has resulted in the “undiscovery” of two species.
A dinosaur whose fossils were found in a brick pit by a museum volunteer has been renamed in honour of the West Sussex town of Horsham.
A palaeontology student at Portsmouth University has located the missing fossilised foot of a Jurassic dinosaur recently displayed by National Museum Cardiff.
Prehistoric fish from 385 million years ago provides “missing link” between fish and land-dwellers, say scientists
The skull of a prehistoric fish from 385 million years ago could contain the “missing link” between fish and land-dwelling vertebrate animals.
In 1872, chemists, physicists and biologists boarded the HMS Challenger and embarked upon a 70,000 nautical mile journey of global exploration. Now curators are creating a database of their finds.
16 amazing exhibits from the finest collection of Late Jurassic Kimmeridgian fossils ever assembled in Britain
As building starts on the £4.7 million Museum of Jurassic Marine Life in Dorset's Kimmeridge village, here are some of the eggs, skulls, rays and predators awaiting the public.
A 160-year-old carousing song has been re-enacted into a wonderfully quirky bluegrass tune in honour of an iguanodon displayed at Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences.
Forgotten fossils from 190 million years ago refound in Bath collection of indomitable 19th century geologist
Read about a set of remarkably preserved fossils, rediscovered in Bath after almost two centuries, and the life of Charles Moore - the Victorian geologist behind them.
The most complete giant sauropod dinosaur, found with almost all of its bones intact in Argentina last year, could have weighed as little as half of its estimated 60 tonnes.