Mary Anning

Facts About Mary Anning: Discover the Famous Fossil Hunter

While scientists were trying really hard to expand the fossil record, a young English girl was dedicated to searching through rocks on the beach. She was on the hunt for things she called ‘curiosities’ – unusually shaped bits of rock that she would sell to help support her poor family after her father died. Her name was Mary Anning. And while she didn’t know it at the time, she …

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