Allosaurus, the fearsome carnivore
Standing up to 3.5 meters tall and measuring up to 10 meters in length, Allosaurus was the apex predator 155 million years ago. With razor-sharp teeth and powerful jaws, this giant carnivore could crush bones and rip apart its prey with ease.Read more
Torosaurus, the world's biggest dinosaur skull
Torosaurus was a herbivorous dinosaur that lived 69 million years ago. The most characteristic feature is the amazing elongated frill on its skull. “Adam”, the specimen in the museum, is in fact the longest dinosaur skull ever found with its vertiginous 3 meters from the tip of the beak to the back of the frill.Read more
Archaeopteryx, the world's first bird
Archaopteryx lived 150 million years ago and is referred to as the "first bird" due to its combination of avian and reptilian features. With the graceful wings of a swan and the agility and ferocity of a raptor, Archaeopteryx is a true marvel of evolution that challenges our understanding of how life on Earth has evolved over time.
Hypselosaurus, a long-necked sauropod
The 12 eggs originate from a Hypselosaurus that lived during the Cretaceous period, approximately 70 mio. years ago. The eggs were found and have been preserved in the exact same position as they were left 70 million years ago in what we today call France.Read more
A new dinosaur species
At first glance, this creature might be mistaken for its more famous relative, Triceratops. However, a closer look reveals some key differences. This 79 million year old creature only have two horns and its skull is adorned with a large, shield-like frill, from which a series of sharp spikes and knobs protrude, giving its unique, fearsome and intimidating appearance.