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DIGGING FOR DINOSAURS

How do you look for something that you aren’t yet aware existed, from a world you can only try to imagine? It might seem impossible for us to study a species that we have never coexisted with, but this is something palaeontologists and fossil hunters do every day.

When humans first encountered dinosaurs, they had been extinct for over 65 million years. Everything we have come to know about dinosaurs today has been learned through our understanding of the planet’s geology and analysing the ancient remains of these

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