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    Aug 18, 2016

    Which Dinosaur Is Nearest To Your House?

    Dozens of species of dinosaurs lived in Britain. Find your local monster.

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    Between 245 million and 65 million years ago, the forests and seas of Britain were home to huge monsters.

    James McKay, from "Dinosaurs of the British Isles" by Dean Lomax and Nobumichi Tamura / Via

    Artist's impression of some of the dinosaur species that lived in Britain.

    Stegosaurs stomped through the plains of Cambridgeshire, and giant plesiosaurs swam off the coast of Dorset. But which was closest to where you are right now?

    Click anywhere on Britain on the map below to find your nearest dinosaur. (Technically a few of these are not dinosaurs. And one of them’s a fish. Still, they’re pretty impressive.)

    Whoops, that's not the UK. Try somewhere else

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