Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Fact of the Day: Marry Anning

In the 19th century, a British woman named Mary Anning found many fossils (mainly from the Jurassic) that led to some of the first scientific thoughts about pre-historic Earth. Her two major discoveries were the Ichthyosaurs and the Plesiosaurus. 

14 comments:

Moscow Blogger said...

grate women

Emmylou said...

Yay for women palaeontologists:)

Anna and Klaudia said...

Great fact ;)
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Pat Hatt said...

And yet still some nuts think they are fake and the earth isn't that old, pffft

Manzanita said...

There's a fact I never knew.

Holy Ghost Writer said...

That's a new one to me

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

That is pretty cool!

Christine said...

Very interesting.

Pilar Domínguez said...

I haven´t heard about her before but this is very interesting. Kisses:)

Mary Kirkland said...

That's so cool. I didn't know that.

stephen Hayes said...

Women don't get enough credit for their contributions to science.

Linda said...

This is wonderful! Thanks for sharing, Adam. And I agree with Stephen.

Linda said...

This is wonderful! Thanks for sharing, Adam. And I agree with Stephen.

bj said...

Very interesting.