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Old August 9th, 2019, 09:57 PM   #21
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Is it me or does the design have an uncanny resemblance to pride rock? (Lion King)
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It’s a render.
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You've been so used to looking at mediocre renders from the these quack architectural firms, that a well done render looks real
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The best part about this museum is finally all those fossils that have been hidden away at the museum of Kenya will get a place to shine and be shown to the world.

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The only hint that something extraordinary lay inside the plain wooden drawer in an unassuming office behind Nairobi National Museum was a handwritten note stuck to the front: “Pull Carefully”.

Inside, a monstrous jawbone with colossal fangs grinned from a bed of tattered foam—the only known remains of a prehistoric mega-carnivore, larger than a polar bear, that researchers only this year declared a new species.

“This is one-of-a-kind,” said Kenyan paleontologist Job Kibii, holding up the 23-million-year-old bones of the newly-discovered giant, Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, whose unveiling made headlines around the world.


But the remarkable fossils were not unearthed this year, or even this decade. They weren’t even found this century.

For nearly 40 years, the specimens—proof of the existence of Africa’s largest-ever predator, a 1,500 kilogram (3,300-pound) meat eater that dwarfed later hunters like lions—lived in a nondescript drawer in downtown Nairobi.

Museum staff knew the bones were something special—they just didn’t know what exactly. A source of intrigue, dusted off on occasion for guests, Simbakubwa lay in wait, largely forgotten.

How did these fossils, first excavated on a dig in western Kenya in the early 1980s, go unrecognised for so long?

Kibii—who presides over the National Museums of Kenya’s paleontology department, a collection unrivalled in East Africa and one of the world’s great fossil treasuries—has a pretty good idea.

“We have tonnes and tonnes of specimens… that haven’t been analysed,” he told AFP.

“Definitely there are things waiting to be discovered.”


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When will it get built?
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