China's Dino-Bird Fossils Arrive in London
Employees of the British National Natural History Museum carefully move a sample of Dino-Bird fossil in London May 21, 2002. The fossil, with 12 others of Dino-Bird which was the 120 million-year-old bird believed to have derived from meat-eating dinosaurs, arrived in London May 20, to be on display to the public on July 18. The fossils were discovered in northeast China's Liaoning Province.
A group of construction workers thought they had struck their fortunes when they dug up 18 silver ingots at a building site in the east China port city of Ningbo. But their luck turned when local police heard about the discovery and started to investigate.
A Sino-Russian archaeological team announced on earlier this month that the original settlements on both banks of the Heilongjiang (Amur) River were very similar and the region may have been an important route for humans migrating from Asia to America.
Two ancient towns, both more than 1,800 years old, have been discovered under the Qiandao Lake in eastern Zhejiang Province. After a preliminary investigation, experts believe they might be the biggest ancient buildings ever found in perfect condition in China.