Duchess Kate gives London's Dippy the dinosaur royal sendoff

World Nov 23, 2016

Duchess Kate gives London's Dippy the dinosaur royal sendoff

The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton visited Britain's Natural History Museum on Tuesday ahead of a nationwide educational tour by its best-known exhibit, Dippy the diplodocus. For 40 years, the skeleton cast, 4.25 meters (14 ft) high and 21 meters long, has been the first ...

Tyrannosaur teeth unearthed in Nagasaki

National Jul 14, 2015

Tyrannosaur teeth unearthed in Nagasaki

Two fossilized teeth of what could be the largest carnivorous dinosaur that ever existed in Japan have been found in a geological layer some 81 million years old in Nagasaki, the city and a Fukui prefectural museum said Tuesday. The dinosaur, from the Tyrannosauridae family, ...

Dinosaur fossil teases in Hokkaido

National / Science & Health Nov 1, 2014

Dinosaur fossil teases in Hokkaido

by Miyuki Murakawa

A 42-year-old professor in Hokkaido is on the verge of unearthing what could be the best-preserved and most complete fossils of a dinosaur ever found in Japan. In September, a team led by Yoshitsugu Kobayashi, associate professor at the Hokkaido University Museum, conducted a second ...

National Jul 7, 2014

Dinosaur tooth fragments 81 million years old found in Nagasaki

Three fossilized dinosaur tooth fragments have been discovered in a layer of earth 81 million years old in Nagasaki Prefecture, researchers said Monday. One of the three is from an ankylosaur, a bony-plated herbivore from the Upper Cretaceous period, estimated to be 5 to 8 ...