Nalut Dinosaur Museum

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Nalut Dinosaur Museum
Location Nalut, Libya
Type archaeological museum

The Nalut Dinosaur Museum is a museum collection located in Nalut, Libya.[1] The fossils, which date from the Cretaceous period,[1][2] were discovered by Libyan archeologists and joint Libyan–American archaeological expeditions.[1][3] The collection is housed in a wing of the Red Crescent building in Nalut.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Nalut Dinosaur Museum". Temehu Tourism Services. 
  2. ^ Smith, Joshua B.; Lamanna, Matthew C.; Askar, Achmed S.; Bergig, Khalid A.; Tshakreen, Sefau O.; Abugares, Miloud M.; Rasmussen, D. Tab (2010). "A LARGE ABELISAUROID THEROPOD DINOSAUR FROM THE EARLY CRETACEOUS OF LIBYA" (PDF). Journal of Paleontology. The Paleontological Society. 84 (5): 927–934. doi:10.1666/09-152.1. Thus, although Cretaceous terrestrial sediments are common in Libya, dinosaurs from the nation remain virtually unknown. 
  3. ^ Fitzpatrick, Tony (December 7, 2005). "WUSTL researchers make discoveries in first collaboration with Libyan scientists: Goldmine of fossils found". Washington University in St. Louis.