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She Sells Seashells

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During the Golden Age of fossil hunting in the 19th century, almost all of the discoveries in the field were made by amateurs.  Most of them were well-educated, upper-class males. But the greatest amateur fossil hunter of all time was quite possibly an impoverished young woman who had no formal training or education.  Mary Anning (1799-1847) spent her whole life… Read more »