Who was Mary Anning?
This is Mary Anning.
She lived in England and was famous for finding fossils.
Find out more about her, below.
- Mary Anning was born in 1799.
- She made important discoveries about fossils.
- Mary is one of the greatest fossil hunters to have ever lived.
Did you know?
- When Mary was a toddler, a woman holding her was struck by lightning! Mary survived.
- Mary was the first person to discover a complete Ichthyosaurus skeleton. This is now on display at the Natural History Museum in London.
- Mary had a dog called Tray, who she took with her when she searched for fossils.