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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.