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In Niger, 20 tons of dinosaur bones lie in wait

February 8, 2021 | 10:04 PM GMT
One of Africa's biggest fossil caches has sparked dreams of a world-class exhibition in Niger. The rare discovery is vulnerable to looters and collapsing dunes. But excavation must wait due to the coronavirus pandemic and escalating Islamist insurgencies.