An "exceptionally rare" almost-complete skeleton of a young dinosaur failed to sell at auction today.
The remains of the Allosaurus, one of the largest dinosaurs of the late Jurassic period, are believed to be the most complete juvenile of the species discovered so far.
The skeleton, known as Little Al and estimated to be up to 155 million years old, went under the hammer at Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst, West Sussex.
Relatively complete dinosaur skeletons are "extremely rare", the auctioneers said, with those of young dinosaurs even more so.
A meeting will take place this evening over a 60 million pound plan to turn a dis-used quarry into a dinosaur museum
The visitor centre - called Jurassica - would open on Portland in Dorset in around 2019. It would see a glass roof over the limestone quarry and include an aquarium and animatronics. Early designs have been drawn up by Renzo Piano - the same man behind the shard in London
The giant skeleton of a dinosaur which roamed the earth more than one hundred and fifty million years ago will be sold at auction in West Sussex later.
The 17-metre long Diplodocus which has been named Misty is expected to fetch up to six hundred thousand pounds when it goes under the hammer in Billingshurst.
One of the rarest and largest dinosaur skeletons ever discovered is on show to the public ahead of its sale at auction in Sussex. The 17-metre long Diplodocus is expected to attract potential buyers from all over the world, as Richard Slee reports.
Thousands of people have gathered on the Isle of Wight to make the world's biggest human dinosaur.
The event was part of the island's 'Year of the Dinosaur' to promote the island as the dinosaur capital of Britain.
Thousands of people gathered on Ryde beach to form the world's biggest human dinosaur.
The event was part of the Isle of Wight's 'Year of the Dinosaur' to promote the island as the dinosaur capital of Britain.
On Appley beach in Ryde, locals and tourists joined together to form a human Pelosaurus shape.