IMG_9987ab0719h WHall chinasaurs Hunter and family
The exhibition on dinosaurs, featuring twenty and more exhibits from China on display outside of Asia for the first time ever, and explaining that many dinosaurs were actually feathered, puts Nottingham as part of the new phase of story-telling of dinosaurs and our understanding of them.
And it’s happening cos of a Chinese student who arrived here in 2004 to study architecture and fell in love with Wollaton Hall and its natural history exhibits and combined that with his love of dinosaurs.  (He’s the guy at the back in the red trousers.)
BBC tv’s Chris Packham is to make a documentary telling the story to be broadcast at Christmas.


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