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Way back when
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Leeds could have looked like this over 300 million years ago

Step back into the past and discover what Leeds was like millions of years ago.

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Dinosaur exhibits in Leeds

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Get into local rock
We're not talking about music here - have you ever stopped to think about what is underneath our city?

Up close and personal
Did you know that you can see a dinosaur egg, footprints and even dinosaur droppings in Leeds?

A monster fish
Meet the prehistoric fish that shares its name with our city - the Leedsichthys.

The Leeds hippo
Workmen digging clay in a brick field in Wortley in 1851 discovered several huge bones...

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Timeline
This timeline will give you a rough idea of the chronology of Leeds in ancient times.

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