History of Dinosaur Hunting

A History of Significant Discoveries

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Excavating Triceratops

Major Dinosaur Discoveries

The discoveries listed below followed Mantell's contribution of 1822, and offer an insight into the way in which we have pieced together our knowledge of dinosaurs that we know existed in the past. Click on a dinosaur name for further details.

click here for a chronology of dinosaur hunting

click here for a list of the dinosaur hunters

Sue hendrickson, Peter Larson with the 'Sue'

Footprint of Megalosaurus