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Germany Will Return 'Dinosaur' Remains To Tanzania

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    Germany Will Return 'Dinosaur' Remains To Tanzania

    setting up proper research facilities and structures or
    a museum in the village where the dinosaur originated


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    (Xinhua) -- The governments of Tanzania and Germany will soon strike an agreement for the return to Lindi region in eastern Tanzanian of the remains of huge lizard species known as a dinosaur, which were taken to the European country during the colonial era, the local media reported on Wednesday.

    The dinosaur remains were discovered in 1912 at a village in Lindi region and were taken for preservation in Humbolt museum in Berlin , said the report.

    Answering questions at the parliament in Dodoma , the new capital in central Tanzania , Tanzanian Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Ezekiel Maige said that the management of Germany Humbolt museum are more than ready to give back the remains of the dinosaur.

    The Tanzanian government had already initiated talks with the Humbolt museum management on the modalities of setting up proper research facilities and structures or a museum in the village where the dinosaur originated, according to Maige.

    “The agreement for the implementation of this project is now under discussions by both sides ( Germany and Tanzania )..most probably, it will be signed officially in three months’ times.

    “The agreement will include provisions for returning the dinosaur,” said Maige.

    Initiated by a Tanzanian delegation that visited Germany in April last year, the agreement provides for training of specialists in historical and cultural preservation of the lizards’ remains at the masters and doctorate level, according to the Tanzanian minister.
     
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