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The Dorset Pliosaur fossil innermost secrets revealed

Published: 26 August 2011

After spotting the BBC's exclusive report on the discovery of the pliosaur, Professor Ian Sinclair from the University of Southampton got in contact with the fossil's owners and the Dorset County Museum to tell them about a new, powerful CT scanner that was being constructed in the university's engineering sciences department.

Sir David Attenborough speaking with Dr M N Mavrogordato
Sir David Attenborough at the event

Please click on the links to read the BBC News story and watch the Pliosaur unveiling video at the Dorset County Museum YouTube channel.

For more information on the Dorset Pliosaur please visit the Dorset County Museum webpage.

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