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Unformatted text preview: Microraptor Fruitadens 12 The Dark Ages 1500 B.C. - 1815 1500 B.C. Dinosaur fossils as mythological beasts Winged reptiles in Egypt? Herodotus (484-425 B.C.) Cicero (106-43 B.C.) 484106- 13 Dinosaur fossils as giant humans, or worse… 1677 Dr. Robert Plot Republished in 1763 by R. Brookes Dinosaur fossils as fish fossils Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804(1804-1806) Dinosaur fossils as giant bird fossils Eubrontes giganticus Edward Hitchcock (1845) 14 The Age of Enlightenment 1815 - 1850 William Buckland: the first dinosaur hunter (1784-1856 1784-1856) "Notice on the Megalosaurus or great Fossil Megalosaurus Lizard of Stonesfield," in: Transactions of the Geological Society of London, series 2, vol. 1 (1824) pp. 390-396. 15 Gideon and Mary Ann Mantell 1822 1825 NOTICE ON THE IGUANODON… By Gideon Mantell “I avail myself of your obliging offer to lay before the Royal Society a notice of the discovery of the teeth and bones of a fossil herbivorous reptile, in the sandstone of Tilgate forest; in the hope that, imperfect as are the materials at present collected, they will be found to possess a sufficient interest to excite further and more successful investigation, that may supply the deficiencies which exist in our knowledge of the osteology of the extraordinary animal.” Iguana te...
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