Mongolian dinosaur returns to hero's welcome

Giant fossil at centre of custody row with US becomes star attraction in Ulan Bator museum.

    A new exhibit at Mongolia's most popular museum has attracted more than a year's worth of visitors in just five days.

    The star attraction is 70 million years old and has just been at the centre of a custody battle with the United States.

    Mongolia, where one in five dinosaurs of the world were found, is now trying to preserve its rich fossil heritage more consciously.

    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Ulaanbaatar.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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