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Museum's dinosaur to make way for blue whale

After 35 years, London's Natural History Museum is to swap its entrance dinosaur skeleton for a blue whale specimen.

"Dippy" the Diplodocus will be replaced by the cetacean in 2017.

Museum director Sir Michael Dixon explained the thinking to our science correspondent Jonathan Amos.

  • 29 Jan 2015
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