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Iguanodon teeth – around 137 million years old, these teeth were discovered by Mary Ann Mantell in 1822. They were the first dinosaur teeth to be found and provided evidence to support the theory that giant reptiles had once walked the earth. (Natural History Museum)

Natural History Museum unveils Treasures gallery

The Natural History Museum is set to showcase 22 of its most significant and valuable objects in a permanent gallery opening on Friday November 30.
A celebration of the museum's most prized items, the exhibition will explore the best of of botany, mineralogy, zoology and palaeontology to help us better understand our natural world.
From dinosaur teeth to the world's most expensive book and Charles Darwin's pigeons, the gallery should be provide a fascinating glimpse into the natural world when it opens to the public.

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