The world premiere of the exhibition, titled “Treasures of the Natural World: Best of London’s Natural History Museum,” will be held at the National Museum of Nature and Science in Ueno, Tokyo, from March through June 2017, sponsored by The Yomiuri Shimbun and others. After showing in Tokyo, the exhibition will tour around the world.
The whole skeleton of Archaeopteryx was created from multiple Archaeopteryx fossils. Museum represents the first discovery of the bird’s skeleton. It revealed for the first time that te oldest bird had reptilian features such as a long tail in addition to such avian elements as fancy feathers.