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Meet Dippy, one of the world s most famous dinosaur replicas At over 85 feet long and over 100 years old, Diplodocus has fascinated and enthralled visitors since it was first revealed to an astonished public at the Natural History Museum in London in 1905 The story of how Dippy came to the Museum is one that involves danger and adventure in the harsh environment of the American Wild West, the generosity of an eccentric millionaire, and the involvement of the British royal family With details of key dinosaur fossil finds and the latest research on Diplodocus anatomy and behaviour, Dippy the tale of a museum icon is both an engaging tale of discovery and a guide to one of the longest land animals ever to walk the Earth.Dippy is an exact plaster replica of the fossilized bones found in the badlands of Wyoming, USA....

Title : Dippy: The Tale of a Museum Icon
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ISBN : 0565092596
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Natural History Museum, London March 1, 2010
Number of Pages : 48 pages
File Size : 875 KB
Status : Available For Download
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