SOLNHOFEN IS ONE OF THE MAJOR AND CLASSIC SITES OF PALEONTOLOGY, LOCATED IN THE JURASSIC BEDROCK OF SOUTHERN GERMANY.

THIS FAMOUS SITE HAS YIELDED, AMONG OTHERS, THE ICONIC ARCHAEOPTERYX - A KEY TO THE UNDERSTANDING OF DARWIN’S THEORY OF EVOLUTION. THE QUALITY OF PRESERVATION MAKE THESE FOSSILIZED ANIMALS COME ALIVE, AND THE FINEST DETAILS CAN BE OBSERVED.

 

THE COLLECTION OF WHICH THESE SPECIMENS ARE PART OF IS RATED AS THE MOST EXTENSIVE AND BEST QUALITY SOLNHO- FEN SELECTION IN THE WORLD. IT FORMS A WELL DOCUMENTED AND LEASABLE EXHIBITION AVAILABLE FOR MUSEUMS AND DE- SIGNATED EVENTS.

IT HARBORS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR THE PUBLIC TO GAIN A SPECIAL UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT THE ENVIRONMENT WAS LIKE 150 MILLION YEARS AGO.

SOLNHOFEN

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PTERODACTYLUS

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HYPSOCORMUS INSIGNIS

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GEOSAURUS

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MACROMESODON GIBBOSUS

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MESOLIMULUS WALCHI

& AEGER SPINIPES

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LEPTOTEUTHIS GIGAS

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ARCHAEOPTERYX

150 MYO - Germany

THIS ICON OF PALEONTOLOGY IS ONLY FOUND IN SOLNHOFEN, GERMANY. THIS BIRD-LIKE DINOSAUR IS FAMOUS ALL OVER THE WORLD AS THE TRANSITIONAL LINK BETWEEN NON-AVIAN FEATHERED DINOSAURS AND MODERN BIRDS. 

 

ALSO AVAILABLE IN A 3D LIFE SIZE.