Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum


Japan | Fukui


Dinosaur Brain Power


We exhibit various brain models of modern animals and introduce the whole vertebrate brain.

Explain what kind of fine bone the Tyrannosaurus skull is made of, and how the brain fits into the cavity (end cast) in the skull.

ntroducing the history of dinosaur brain research that started with a sample of a skull that was cut in half.

A detailed explanation of the dinosaur brain revealed by research using a CT scanner, and
the dinosaur ecology that was found from it, by classification of dinosaurs.

Brain research is also underway at the dinosaur Fukui Benattle discovered in Fukui Prefecture . Introducing the ecology of Fukui Benatle that was revealed as a result
and the changes in the excavation sites that were discovered.

Relevant People:

Zhejiang Nature Museum

Supported by
In collaboration with
FENS          IBRO EPFL          Experimental Museology Lab eM+
All information and images rights are reserved to the corresponding institutions. Theme and design: by David Martinez Moreno.