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The Museum's new Stegosaurus specimen

Revealing the secrets of Stegosaurus

Follow our scientific research into the intriguing dinosaur Stegosaurus, made possible by an extraordinary specimen that has joined the Museum’s collections.

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Secrets of the Stegosaurus skeleton

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Stegosaurus’ arrival and its first few months at the Museum as it underwent detailed scientific examination.

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