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I saw some Dinosaurs

I’m currently living with a baby dinosaur. The noises he makes – gurgles, hiccoughs, squeaks, grunts, sighs, squeals and grumbles – are primal, almost prehistoric. And his little mouth is like a tiny pterodactyl or elephant – that kind of beaky but human shape. 508 more words

Zurich

A Jurassic fuss over fossils

I’m pleased so many parents want their children to see the dinosaurs. But not when they make me queue.

My visit to the Natural History Museum, which ironically saw me taking my own parents out, involved lots of waiting around, weaving through crowds and dodging photos – my three London bugbears.   413 more words

London

Treasures of London - World's most complete Stegosaurus...

A new addition inside the Natural History Museum’s Exhibition Road entrance in South Kensington, the 150 million-year-old Stegosaurus stenops - the first complete dinosaur specimen to go on display in the museum in almost 100 years – is the only… 178 more words

Museums

Power Rangers Dino Charge - Dino Bikes

Together, they look very similar.  They are exactly the same with the colors changed between the fronts and backs.  They can stand on their own since there are dinosaur legs hanging down by the back wheel. 455 more words

Toys

Thirty five years later!

Way back in prehistory, when dinosaurs ruled the earth, I had a wonderful time at pottery evening classes in Elmwood Road, South London, being taught by Jeremy White, and Keith. 178 more words

Pottering

Laser scanning and 3D printing - The Natural History Museum’s new Stegosaurus

While the Stegosaurus happily competes with both the Tyrannosaurus rex and the Diplodocus as being every other child’s favourite dinosaur, it may come as a surprise to learn that as well as being relatively rare in its own time, it has always remained something of an enigma, our lack of knowledge – about its weight, the purpose of those enormous plates, or even how it managed to eat – complicated by a worldwide scarcity of well-preserved skeletons. 461 more words

3dprinting

Stegosaurus in Cambodia?

Among the hundreds of temples that make up the vast Angkor Wat complex in Cambodia, one of the must-see sites is ‘Ta Prohm.’ The 12th century Buddhist temple is famous for its incredible blending of ancient architecture and aggressive jungle growth. 599 more words