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What is a fossil?
Fossils are physical evidence of prehistoric animals and plants, but there may be more to them than you ever realised.
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Nations around the world have agreed to protect 30% of the land and sea by the year 2030.8 December 2023
Young tyrannosaurs may have eaten completely different food to their parents
An extraordinary dinosaur fossil has revealed what young tyrannosaurs were eating over 70 million years ago.8 December 2023
Fungus named after Beatrix Potter is one of the earliest plant pests
The oldest disease-causing fungus on record has been found in the Natural History Museum’s collection.5 December 2023