SYMHC Classics: Mary Anning, Princess of Paleontology


Portrait of Mary Anning with her dog Tray Public domain

Today we're revisiting an episodefrom Sarah and Deblina about Mary Anning. She started hunting for fossils in Lyme Regis in the early 1800s. Around 1811, she uncovered the complete skeleton of an ichthyosaurus. She made several significant contributions to paleontology, so why didn't she always get credit for her work?

You can find the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/mary-anning-princess-of-paleontology.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics