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Fossilised bones of the New Welsh Dinosaur, Dracoraptor hanigani, found near Penarth in 2014. This image shows bones from its hand, including two claws which show that it was a carnivore. It was named Dracoraptor hanigani after the Hanigan brothers who found the fossil skeleton. Dracoraptor means 'dragon robber'. This item is held at National Museum Cardiff. Accession number: NMW2015.5G.

This item is part of the Dinosaur Detectives Teaching Resource for Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2:

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