Excavating the Speeton Plesiosaur
The Speeton Plesiosaur
The specimen was found in this tangled jumble of clay on the Yorkshire coast
The Speeton Plesiosaur
Digging in wet clay in the cold
The Speeton Plesiosaur
Will Watts with Nigel Armstrong, who found the specimen
The Speeton Plesiosaur
Mark Evans
The Speeton Plesiosaur
A jumble of bones from the dorsal spine mixed with fragments of rib
The Speeton Plesiosaur
Some bones from near the base of the neck after preparation