Meet Sophie, the world’smost complete Stegosaurusfossil, unveiled atLondon’s Natural HistoryMuseum. With 85 per centof her skeleton intact,she is the most completespecimen of the instantlyrecognizable dinosaurfamous for the platesalong its back and thefour spear-like horns onthe end of its tail.

“Havingthe world’smostcompleteexamplehere for research meanswe can begin to uncoverthe secrets behind theevolution & behavior ofthis dinosaur species.”

Prof. Paul Barrett, chief dinosaur scientistat the Natural History Museum, London