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Dippy the dinosaur comes to Birmingham

Dippy the dinosaur has come to Birmingham after more than 100 years in London at the Natural History Museum and our reporter Keith Wilkinson has been to meet him!

A replica of the diplodocus skeleton will be be on display at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery from tomorrow (Saturday 26th of May).

The original dinosaur was a 13-tonne herbivore and lived between 156 and 145 million years ago during the Late Jurassic period.

The full skeleton is made up of 292 bones and in its displayed pose is 21.3m metres long, 4.3 metres wide and 4.17 metres high.

Dippy is one of 10 replicas of the original D. carnegii in museums around the world, including Paris, Berlin, Vienna, and Moscow. It will be in Birmingham until September.