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Richard Fallon University of Leicester and Natural History Museum, London, UK Britain was the birthplace of the dinosaur. The first ‘fossilists’ making major collections of dinosaur bones were renowned… Continue reading
By Libby Ireland, Masters in Conservation, Institute of Archaeology, University College London Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins’s magnificent creatures were clearly a time consuming and labour intensive project, but it’s not obvious… Continue reading
Sabre-Toothed Turtles, Impossible! — The Most Challenging Palaeontological ‘Jigsaw’ at Crystal Palace Park
In my previous article, I wrote about the reconstruction of the Labyrinthodon, at Crystal Palace Park. But the Dicynodon, seen to the left of this Hawkins’ illustration, was to prove… Continue reading
The “Dinner in the Iguanodon Model” is the best known story about Crystal Palace Dinosaurs. It took place on New Year’s Eve 31 December 1853 and was immortalised in the… Continue reading
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