Hidden mysteries lie in wait inside Kenya's fossil treasury

August 15, 2019 - General

The only hint that something extraordinary lay inside the plain wooden drawer in an unassuming office behind Nairobi National Museum was a handwritten note stuck to the front: “Pull Carefully”.

The 23-million-year-old bones of the newly-discovered giant, Simbakubwa kutokaafrika,
had been left for nearly 40 years in a drawer [Credit: Simon Maina/AFP]Inside, a monstrous jawbone with colossal fangs grinned from a bed of tattered foam –…

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