Local people at Tendaguru (Tanzania) excavation site in 1909 with Giraffatitan fossils.
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Africa has one of the world's richest fossil records, and evidence suggests that amateurs collected really important fossils long before professionals arrived on the scene.
A set of fossils that lay forgotten in a museum are revealing new secrets about Britain's prehistoric wildlife.
Xing Lida and Yujiang Han
Researchers believe newly uncovered fossils suggest some dinosaurs had similar courtship practices to modern birds. But can ancient footprints really reveal so much?
Dinosaur footprints at the Lark Quarry site.
Everyone loves a good dinosaur story and they don’t come much better than the dramatic dinosaur stampede found in Queensland’s outback. But did a stampede really happen? In the late 1970s at Lark Quarry…