Ichthyosaur fossil find returns to Lyme Regis

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One of the most famous fossils unearthed on the Jurassic Coast has returned to the Dorset town where it was found.

The fossil of an Ichthyosaur was discovered in Lyme Regis 200 years ago in 1811 by local fossil hunter Mary Anning and her brother Joseph.

The 2m-long skull of the carnivorous marine reptile, which has a jaw resembling a crocodile has been on display at the Natural History museum.

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