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Storms spark fossil frenzy on Dorset's Jurassic Coast

24 January 2014 Last updated at 14:05 GMT

There has been a sharp increase in the number of amateur fossil hunters in Dorset after storms eroded parts of the Jurassic coastline.

The BBC's Duncan Kennedy reports from Charmouth where researchers are concerned by the damage being done to delicate and rare finds.

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