• Reading Level 4
Science | History

Africa’s oldest dinosaur skeleton discovered

Prehistoric: The Mbiresaurus raathi (above) lived more than 230 million years ago.

Is this history of life relevant today? Scientists in Zimbabwe hope the bones of an ancient dinosaur can shed new light on evolution. But does learning about the distant past really matter?

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