Members of the public walk walk around ‘Dippy’ the Diplodocus at Natural History Museum today in London, England. The 70ft long (21.3m) plaster-cast sauropod replica, which is made up of 292 bones, is set to leave the Natural History Museum in London, where it has been for 109 years, before going on a national tour. Photo Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Schoolchildren look at a lifelike animatronics display of a dinosaur at the dinosaur-themed Zoo-rassic Park in Singapore. Photo Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty
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People walk past a model of a Mosasaurus on the South Bank on Monday in London, England. The model dinosaur formed part of the launch of Jurassic World which was released on Blu Ray and DVD
The skeleton of a diplodocus named Misty towers over an employee of Summers Place Auctions in the auction house’s showrooms in West Sussex, UK. The 17m -long skeleton, unearthed in Wyoming, is expected to sell for £600,000 when it is auctioned on Wednesday.
Lindsay Hoadley of Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst, West Sussex, tends to a 17-metre long specimen of a long-necked Diplodocus Longus, which will be auctioned next month and according to experts will be the first sale in the UK of a large dinosaur skeleton. It is expected to fetch up to £600,000.