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Caring for the Abingdon Ichthyosaur

The recent research visit to examine the Abingdon Ichthyosaur presented an excellent opportunity for the Collections Officer to give the fossil some TLC. The display case is rarely opened, but even when shut, it is not completely sealed. The glass top is in three sections, and the joints between them are not sealed, so overContinue reading “Caring for the Abingdon Ichthyosaur”

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The Abingdon Ichthyosaur Transformed

Abingdon Museum recently hosted a research visit from two researchers at Portsmouth University, Megan Jacobs and David Martill. They had been in touch to tell us that they were working on Late Jurassic Ichthyosaurs. Abingdon Museum’s Ichthyosaur skeleton was of interest to them, and they asked to come and see it. The Abingdon Ichthyosaur isContinue reading “The Abingdon Ichthyosaur Transformed”