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Dippy: The Tale of a Museum Icon - Barrett, Paul, and Parry, Polly, and Chapman, Sandra
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The 26-metre-long Diplodocus skeleton that dominates the Central Hall of the Natural History Museum in London is one of the world's most famous dinosaur models. Known affectionately as 'Dippy', it has fascinated and enthralled visitors since it was first revealed to an astonished public in 1905. Dippy's tale begins some 150 million years ago in the late part of the Jurassic period - the time from which the original fossil dates. Dippy is an exact plaster replica of the fossilized bones found in the badlands of Wyoming, USA. ...

Dippy: The Tale of a Museum Icon 2010, The Natural History Museum, London

ISBN-13: 9780565092597