Eggs and embryos of the dinosaur Massospondylus

Eggs and embryos of the dinosaur Massospondylus

Eggs with embryos belonging to the southern African dinosaur Massospondylus were discovered in 1978 from a road cut-away in the Golden Gate National Park in the Free State. These dinosaurs lived in the early Jurassic, between 200 and 183 million years ago. A clutch of...
Oldest specimen in the National Herbarium

Oldest specimen in the National Herbarium

The oldest preserved plant specimen in the National Herbarium, Pretoria is Erica mammosa, which was collected by William John Burchell, ( 1781-1863) on the 31st January 1811 on the Cape Flats. Image: Pressed herbarium sheet in the National Herbarium, Pretoria of Erica...