Study co-researcher Paul Barrett of London's Natural History Museum excavates a skeleton of a prosauropod dinosaur near Lady Grey, South Africa.
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Credit: Randall Irmis
Study researcher Sarah Werning of University of California, Berkeley excavates around a plaster jacket covering a Triassic dinosaur from a quarry in New Mexico.
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Digging in Tanzania
Credit: L. Tsuji
Researcher Christian Sidor of the University of Washington excavates a fossil from the Manda beds, Tanzania.
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