Apr 24, 2020

Dawn of the Wonderchicken


Our first online exhibition ‘Dawn of the Wonderchicken’, is now live!

Category: General
Posted by: Sarah

Developed with Dr Daniel Field from the Department of Earth Sciences, this exhibition presents the research which he and his colleagues have recently published on their discovery of Asteriornis maastrichtensis, the oldest modern bird ever discovered.

Explore the exhibition here.

Asteriornis maastrichtensis reconstruction
Image credit: Philip Krzeminski 2019



In this series of blogs our collections move volunteers will tell you all about their experiences of the ‘Moving a Mountain’ project so far. This week they tell us what has surprised them about the project.



In this series of blogs our collections move volunteers will tell you all about their experiences of the ‘Moving a Mountain’ project so far. This week they tell us about the different specimens they’ve seen.



Our first online exhibition ‘Dawn of the Wonderchicken’, is now live!