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We’d love to see your dinosaur adventure!
Share your photos on social media and tag
@RochdaleCouncil and @TouchstonesRochdale
using the hashtag #dippyontour

When you’ve enjoyed your Dippy experience of Meeting Dippy and visiting the Dippy Exhibition, there’s also a range of roarsome events and activities taking place throughout the borough.

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Humans have discovered so many cool facts about life from millions of years ago! DYK that pigeons are the descendants of the group of dinosaurs that includes T. rex? Have a look at this @NHM_London article to find out more.

There are so many interesting facts about Britain's dinosaurs that even I didn't know! Find out more about my fellow Jurassic dino gang who lived over 145 million years ago.

You can even get to grips with creating your very own paper version of my skull. Did you know that my actual skull is 61cm long? Perhaps too large for your shelf at home but this smaller version should do the trick!

Did you know that my nostrils are in a rather unusual place? Come face-to-face with a 3D scan of my skull to find out lots of fun facts all about me and my rather dashing species!

My cool human friends at @NHM_London have wished me a happy birthday!

It's been an eventful 116 years and I'm still so fascinated by the natural world, there's so much more to discover!
Natural History Museum @NHM_London
Happy 116th birthday, @DippyOnTour! 🎂 Our Diplodocus cast was unveiled to the public #OTD in 1905. He didn't always live in Hintze Hall though. Watch as Museum staff, in 1979, carefully move him to what would be his new home until leaving to star in #DippyOnTour.

Did you know that you can create your own terrifying T. rex using paper? You will need a bit of know-how which my crafty friends @NHM_London can help you with. Follow the simple steps to make your very own origami T. rex!