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6 Fossil Hunters Who Dug Up Clues From the Past

Their discoveries changed our perception of prehistory.

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  • Mary Anning and the specimen of Dimorphodon macronyx she found in 1828.Photo Credit: Wikipedia

Mary Anning

Gideon Mantell

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Joseph Leidy

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Edward Drinker Cope & Othniel Charles Marsh 

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  • Othniel Charles Marsh (left) and Edward Drinker Cope (right).

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Barnum Brown

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  • Brown, right, in 1911 on a barge lent to him by the American Museum of Natural History.

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