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  • One of the first bones discovered by our research team in Cretaceous sediments (Ajka Coal Formation): a fragmentary vertebra of a mosasaur

    1999

    One of the first bones discovered by our research team in Cretaceous sediments (Ajka Coal Formation): a fragmentary vertebra of a mosasaur

  • Discoverers of the Iharkút vertebrate site: András Torma and Attila Ősi

    2000

    Discoverers of the Iharkút vertebrate site: András Torma and Attila Ősi

  • The first dinosaur body fossil from Hungary: a tooth of an herbivorous dinosaur

    2000

    The first dinosaur body fossil from Hungary: a tooth of an herbivorous dinosaur

  • Discovery of the second (holotype) skeleton of Hungarosaurus

    2001

    Discovery of the second (holotype) skeleton of Hungarosaurus

  • On the basis of a bone map made on the field we reconstructed the position of the bones in the case of the second (holotype) skeleton of Hungarosaurus

    2001

    On the basis of a bone map made on the field we reconstructed the position of the bones in the case of the second (holotype) skeleton of Hungarosaurus

  • Excavation of the second (holotype) skeleton of Hungarosaurus

    2002

    Excavation of the second (holotype) skeleton of Hungarosaurus

  • The Sz-4 locality under water

    2002

    The Sz-4 locality under water

  • László Makádi has discovered and prepares the most complete, holotype mandible of Bakonydraco galaczi

    2003

    László Makádi has discovered and prepares the most complete, holotype mandible of Bakonydraco galaczi

  • Discovery of the fourth skeleton of Hungarosaurus

    2003

    Discovery of the fourth skeleton of Hungarosaurus

  • Tamás Makádi discovered the most complete, holotype skull of Iharkutosuchus makadii

    2004

    Tamás Makádi discovered the most complete, holotype skull of Iharkutosuchus makadii

  • The skull after preparation

    2004

    The skull after preparation

  • Reconstruction of Iharkutosuchus makadii with a turtle

    2004

    Reconstruction of Iharkutosuchus makadii with a turtle

  • Drilling was essential to detect the depth and extension of the potential, bone-yielding beds

    2004

    Drilling was essential to detect the depth and extension of the potential, bone-yielding beds

  • The canyon between the holes of the bauxite lens of Németbánya II and III existed only for a very short time

    2005

    The canyon between the holes of the bauxite lens of Németbánya II and III existed only for a very short time

  • We had extremely hot weather that time

    2005

    We had extremely hot weather that time

  • The discovery of the fifth skeleton of Hungarosaurus that includes also the nicely preserved lower two jaws

    2006

    The discovery of the fifth skeleton of Hungarosaurus that includes also the nicely preserved lower two jaws

  • Bakonyi Bauxitbánya Ltd. and Geovolán Ltd. Started to remove the approximately 60.000 m3 overburden above the 5000 m2 potential area

    2007

    Bakonyi Bauxitbánya Ltd. and Geovolán Ltd. Started to remove the approximately 60.000 m3 overburden above the 5000 m2 potential area

  • In this year Sebastián Apesteguía joined to the team

    2007

    In this year Sebastián Apesteguía joined to the team

  • Removing of the overburden just ended: 5000 m2 of potential area is waiting for us.

    2008

    Removing of the overburden just ended: 5000 m2 of potential area is waiting for us.

  • Discovery (left) of the firs bone of Ajkaceratops kozmai (right).

    2009

    Discovery (left) of the firs bone of Ajkaceratops kozmai (right).

  • The team and invited members of the 10 years ceremony

    2010

    The team and invited members of the 10 years ceremony

  • Lower jaw of Iharkutosuchus makadii with teeth

    2010

    Lower jaw of Iharkutosuchus makadii with teeth

  • Bad weather was very frequent in this year

    2011

    Bad weather was very frequent in this year

  • Bad weather was very frequent in this year

    2011

    Bad weather was very frequent in this year

  • Discovery of the sisth and seventh skeleton of Hungarosaurus

    2012

    Discovery of the sisth and seventh skeleton of Hungarosaurus

  • The upper arm bone of an other, second type of armored dinosaur (Struthiosaurus)

    2012

    The upper arm bone of an other, second type of armored dinosaur (Struthiosaurus)

  • With the new „step by step” method, we could get more information about the taphonomy of the fossils.

    2013

    With the new „step by step” method, we could get more information about the taphonomy of the fossils.

  • We measured the location of every bone and coprolite.

    2013

    We measured the location of every bone and coprolite.

  • One of the first bones discovered by our research team in Cretaceous sediments (Ajka Coal Formation): a fragmentary vertebra of a mosasaur
  • Discoverers of the Iharkút vertebrate site: András Torma and Attila Ősi
  • The first dinosaur body fossil from Hungary: a tooth of an herbivorous dinosaur
  • Discovery of the second (holotype) skeleton of Hungarosaurus
  • On the basis of a bone map made on the field we reconstructed the position of the bones in the case of the second (holotype) skeleton of Hungarosaurus
  • Excavation of the second (holotype) skeleton of Hungarosaurus
  • The Sz-4 locality under water
  • László Makádi has discovered and prepares the most complete, holotype mandible of Bakonydraco galaczi
  • Discovery of the fourth skeleton of Hungarosaurus
  • Tamás Makádi discovered the most complete, holotype skull of Iharkutosuchus makadii
  • The skull after preparation
  • Reconstruction of Iharkutosuchus makadii with a turtle
  • Drilling was essential to detect the depth and extension of the potential, bone-yielding beds
  • The canyon between the holes of the bauxite lens of Németbánya II and III existed only for a very short time
  • We had extremely hot weather that time
  • The discovery of the fifth skeleton of Hungarosaurus that includes also the nicely preserved lower two jaws
  • Bakonyi Bauxitbánya Ltd. and Geovolán Ltd. Started to remove the approximately 60.000 m3 overburden above the 5000 m2 potential area
  • In this year Sebastián Apesteguía joined to the team
  • Removing of the overburden just ended: 5000 m2 of potential area is waiting for us.
  • Discovery (left) of the firs bone of Ajkaceratops kozmai (right).
  • The team and invited members of the 10 years ceremony
  • Lower jaw of Iharkutosuchus makadii with teeth
  • Bad weather was very frequent in this year
  • Bad weather was very frequent in this year
  • Discovery of the sisth and seventh skeleton of Hungarosaurus
  • The upper arm bone of an other, second type of armored dinosaur (Struthiosaurus)
  • With the new „step by step” method, we could get more information about the taphonomy of the fossils.
  • We measured the location of every bone and coprolite.

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