Walking with dinosaurs: fossil hunting on the North Yorkshire coast

April 3, 2017

This dramatic coastline is fertile ground for fossil hunters, with 160-million-year-old ammonites (and dinosaur footprints) common on the seashore. Kevin Rushby takes a tour through pre-history

Will Watts meets me at the Watermark cafe on Scarborough’s North Bay seafront. We get in his car and set off up the coast. We are heading for Saltwick Bay near Whitby, where we will go for a walk.

“Will,” I say after a minute, “I can’t help but notice you have a Tyrannosaurus rex on the back seat.”

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It’s the magic of revealing something from so deep in the past, from a very different world

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