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Dinosaur stolen from museum

Dinosaur stolen from museum
trefwoorden: AustraliŽ - dinosaurus - skelet - diefstal
A rare dinosaur skeleton has been stolen from a museum in south-eastern Australia.
The 110 million-year-old fossil of a parrot-beaked dinosaur, Psittacosaurus sinensis, is believed to be one of only six in the world.
The skeleton, on loan to Newcastle Regional Museum from China, is 60 centimetres (24 inches) tall.
"It's the size of a dog but the skeleton is more like that of a turkey," said museum director Gavin Fry.
Police are investigating the theft, while the museum has offered A$5000 (US$3250) for the return of the exhibit.

Lees verder bij: BBC News (21 juli 2003)