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JURASSIC MARY: MARY ANNING AND THE PRIMEVAL MONSTERS

Synopsis

Mary Anning was one of the pioneers of the emerging science of geology, and the first woman palaeontologist to make important discoveries. When she was just 12, she discovered the first whole ichthyosaurus skeleton; later, aged 22, she found the first whole skeleton of a plesiosaurus. This biography rescues this extraordinary woman from undeserved obscurity to reveal her full and fascinating life.