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University of Edinburgh PhD student Natalia Jagielska with the Jurassic Pterosaur fossil, Dearc sgiathanach. Photo © Stewart Attwood. WEB

World’s largest Jurassic pterosaur unearthed on Scottish island

A spectacular fossil of a huge flying reptile known as a pterosaur, that was found on the Isle of Skye, is the largest of its kind ever discovered from the Jurassic period.

Print depicting Carolina Parrots from Birds of America, by John James Audubon. Image © National Museums Scotland WEB

Audubon’s Birds of America

A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland will examine the artistry and legacy of one of the world’s rarest, most coveted and biggest books.