The bones of the huge creature belong to a new species which roamed east Africa 20 million years ago.Read more
British scientists are about to participate in one of their biggest dinosaur digs in decades.
Based on its teeth, Galleonsaurus would have been a herbivore and belonged to the ornithopod family.
Mongolia has one of the richest collections of dinosaur fossils in the world. When the dinosaurs died out the sand of the Gobi desert would cover them up and preserve their remains. And yet there are very few palaeontologists – dinosaur experts – in Mongolia. Bolortsetseg Minjin is one of the most prominent women in the field. Her father was also a palaeontologist, but when she was younger she didn’t really understand what he did for a living, only that he would disappear off to the Gobi desert for long periods of time, and that she was always disappointed with the quality of the gifts he brought back with him. Image: Bolortsetseg Minjin and her dad Credit: Bolortsetseg Minjin
Museums including Washington’s Smithsonian have set out to digitally record specimens in their collection.
It's one of the stranger stories of the week but Slash, the guitarist from this band Guns N' Roses has been tweeting about how a particular group of London dinosaurs has a special place in his heart. The dinosaurs in question are the Crystal Palace dinosaurs, and it just so happens that a Dorset paleontologist has a special place in the heart of one of their trustees. Sarah Slaughter from the Trustees of Friends of the Crystal Palace Dinosaurs spoke to Breakfast In Dorset and the reason why they are backing Mary Anning for the £50 note.