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The cave with 'new' 3D printed fossils

Sophie Malcolm

BBC News Online

Cave re-opened with 'new' fossils

Reconstructions of rare 125,000-year-old fossils made from 3D printing have been made after the originals were stolen from a cave in Devon two years ago.

A team of academics from around England, including the University of Birmingham, has worked to build replica fossils for the Joint Mitnor cave at Buckfastleigh.

Cave re-opened with 'new' fossils

The artefacts are replicas of 125,000-year-old fossilised animal bones, which were stolen two years ago.

New Mexico boy trips over 1.2 million year old fossil

A 10-year-old boy's stumble unearthed a prehistoric skull, which he then got the chance to help excavate.

New Mary Anning Wing opens at Lyme Regis Museum after being closed for ten months

The £1.5m refurbishment includes the building's first public toilets in 115 years.

The £1.5 million refurbishment includes a state-of-the-art learning space, renovated geology gallery and its first ever public toilets.