Happy Birthday to Mary Anning!
Born on May 21, 1799, in Lyme Regis, on the coast of Dorset, England, famed fossil-hunter Mary Anning grew up collecting specimens.At age 13, she unearthed a skeleton of a giant marine reptile. While in her late 20s, she discovered Dimorphodon, the first pterosaur discovered outside continental Europe. At the time, headlines celebrated Mary and her “flying dragon.”
Learn more about her amazing life and contributions.

Happy Birthday to Mary Anning!

Born on May 21, 1799, in Lyme Regis, on the coast of Dorset, England, famed fossil-hunter Mary Anning grew up collecting specimens.
At age 13, she unearthed a skeleton of a giant marine reptile. While in her late 20s, she discovered Dimorphodon, the first pterosaur discovered outside continental Europe. At the time, headlines celebrated Mary and her “flying dragon.”

Learn more about her amazing life and contributions.

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    [Painting of Mary Anning, carrying a pick and wearing a sun hat.]
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