In America two new species of dinosaur has been discovered and one of them is nicknamed Judith. Judith was actually discovered a decade ago in Montana, in a place called The Judith River Rock, hence the reason that people call this dinosaur Judith. She was found by novice fossil collector Bill Shipp but it’s only just been […]
In Spain, scientists have found the fossils of a mammal that looks like something out of Star Wars! On top of its head, this giraffe-like animal has got three horns, one being much bigger than the other two. The ancient animal has been given the scientific name of Xenokeryx amidalae. That means strange horn of […]
On a school residential to London, pupils from a Lincolnshire primary school were fortunate enough to visit one of the world’s leading natural history museums. On the second day of their 3-day visit to our capital, Year 5 and 6 youngsters from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy made the short journey from their hotel to be amazed […]
If you read my last nature article you’ll be aware that Dippy the dinosaur is to be dismantled and removed from his central stage at the Natural History Museum. But who foundered this magnificent museum in west London and where did the word ‘dinosaur’ come from? Let me introduce you to Sir Richard Owen, the man […]
If you have visited London’s Natural History Museum (NHM) then you will have seen the massive model of a dinosaur skeleton, which greets you as you enter the main hall! Affectionately known as Dippy, this famous dinosaur is losing its pole position ….to a whale! Dippy was first described as a new type of dinosaur in […]
Steve Plater from Dinostar recently visited Willoughton Primary to teach the whole school about dinosaurs. Mr Plater brought a lot of interesting artefacts in to show us, including an Allosaurus skull which was probably as big as 10 of our heads! He also brought in a real dinosaur egg in which was 65 million years old, […]
After being found in Peterborough over 100 years ago the bones of the prehistoric crocodile Trannoneustes Lythrodectikos are being examined in Edinburgh University, and a missing evolutionary link has been found.