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The Jurassic Garden in Whitby

In Whitby there is a museum with a huge collection of fossils.

You can see the many specimens from the collection at http://www.whitbymuseum.org.uk/type/ftlist.htm

The museum is situated in Pannett Park and in one section of the park is the Jurassic Garden which links to the specimens inside the museum.

The Jurassic garden is situated in Pannett Park

The Jurassic garden is situated in Pannett Park

There is a path through plants which are similar to those that were growing in the times of the dinosaurs

Plants the dinosaurs would have seen

Plants the dinosaurs would have seen

Here is a monkey puzzle tree. Trees like this one were growing 200 million years ago and would have been seen by dinosaurs.

The monkey puzzle tree

The monkey puzzle tree


Looking back along the path you can get an impression of what the plant life would have looked like back in dinosaur times. You could almost expect to see one come crashing out of the trees!

More Jurassic plants

More Jurassic plants

Find out more about the Jurassic garden.



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