Mary AnningBy: ColinZ801
Early LifeCJZ England Lymee Regis.jpg
  • Mary born May 21, 1799
  • Born in Lyme Regis on the south coast of England
  • Richard Anning died when Mary Anning was young
  • Grew up to become an paleontologist
Contribution
  • Discovered many different types of dinosaur
  • Discovered Plesiosaur when 24 years old
  • Looks like a lizard and shaped like turtle with a thin neck
  • Ten bones in each finger and four paddles
  • Mary discovered the Ichthyosaur skeleton -a fish lizard
  • 5 ft. 20 ft.
  • Discover dimorphodon
  • 3 and a half feet long and like a raven with sharp teeth
  • First Winged discovery outside of Germany
  • Discovered Squaloraja
  • Small creature and like a fish
  • 1 and a half feet long
CareerCJZ MAry Anning.jpg
  • Discovers new types of dinosaur
  • Did not get full credit for the discoveries
  • Works in Lias and Lyme Regis
  • Went to auction to sell dinosaur bones for money
  • Didn’t get a lot of money for dinosaursCJZ Dinosuar.jpg
Citations:
Ben Waggoner. Mary Anning. Ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/anning.html. University of Arkansas. 9/19/13. 9/19/13

Goodhue, Thomas W. Curios Bones. Greensboro, NC: Morgan Reynolds, 2002.print.

"Mary Anning." Britannica School. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2013. Web. 19 Sep. 2013. <http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/543598>.


Yount, Lis. The Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science. Vol 1. New York: Routledge, 2000. Print.