Hall of Fame

​Hall of Fame

Check out these amazing people who made huge contributions to Palaeontology

Gideon Mantell

Gideon Mantell,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

​Discovered the 2nd ever dinosaur

Mary Anning

Mary Anning, Lyme Regis,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,Geological Time Line, fossilised bones, skeletons, prehistoric, plesiosaurs, ichthyosaurs, pterosaurs, Dorset, Lyme Regis Dorset, Jurassice Coast,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

She sells sea shells on the sea shore

Richard Owen

Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,Geological Time Line, fossilised bones, skeletons, prehistoric, fossil bones, bones, old bones, ancient bones, Dinosaur Emporium, Dinosaurs for sale, Dinosaur Shop, Dinosaur Store, Marmaduke the T Rex, Gerald Allan Davie, Sir Richard Owen

Invented the term "Dinosaur"

Barnum Brown

Barnum Brown,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

Discovered T Rex

The DinoZone, Fossils, Dinosaur Bones, Fossil Bones, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Gerald Allan Davie, GeoZone, Dinoman, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur website, the best dinosaur website, dinosaur expeditions, bone hunting, bone collecting, natural history museum, museum, palaeontology, paleontology, palaeontologists, paleontologists, geology, ancient life, origin of life, Cretaceous, Mesozoic, Jurassic, Triassic, ancient life, Life on Earth, Geological Time Scales, Dinosaur Footprints

Edward Drinker Cope

Edward Drinker Cope,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

Bone Warrior and Palaeontologist Extraordinaire

Othniel Charles Marsh

Othniel Charles Marsh

Bone Warrior and Palaeontologist Extraordinaire

Robert Broom

Robert Broom,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

Scottish/South African Palaeontologist

Robert T Bakker

Robert Bakker, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,Dinossaur Heresies

Dinosaur heretic and influential palaeontologist with big hair

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Luis Alvarez

Luis Alvarez,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

Meteor impact theory for dinosaur extinction

John Ostrom

John Ostrom, walking with dinoosaurs, deinonychus, terrible claw, velociraptor

Deinonychus expert and proponent of warm blooded dinosaurs

Jack Horner

Jack Horner, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

First evidence that dinosaurs cared for their young.  Consultant to Jurassic Park

Bruce Rubidge

Bruce Rubidge, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

South African palaeontologist & Karoo fossil expert

The DinoZone, Fossils, Dinosaur Bones, Fossil Bones, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Gerald Allan Davie, GeoZone, Dinoman, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur website, the best dinosaur website, dinosaur expeditions, bone hunting, bone collecting, natural history museum, museum, palaeontology, paleontology, palaeontologists, paleontologists, geology, ancient life, origin of life, Cretaceous, Mesozoic, Jurassic, Triassic, ancient life, Life on Earth, Geological Time Scales, Dinosaur Footprints

Reverend Whaites

Reverend Whaites, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

South African palaeontologist

Mary Schweizer

Mary Schweizer, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

Gogga Brown

Gogga Brown, Schweizer

South African bone collector

Patricia Vickers-Rich

Australian Palaeontologist Extraordinaire

The DinoZone, Fossils, Dinosaur Bones, Fossil Bones, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Gerald Allan Davie, GeoZone, Dinoman, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur website, the best dinosaur website, dinosaur expeditions, bone hunting, bone collecting, natural history museum, museum, palaeontology, paleontology, palaeontologists, paleontologists, geology, ancient life, origin of life, Cretaceous, Mesozoic, Jurassic, Triassic, ancient life, Life on Earth, Geological Time Scales, Dinosaur footprints

Alex du Toit

Alexander Logie du Toit,Schweizer

Father of South African Geology

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Came up with the Theory of Evolution

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

Father of South African Zoology

Dhong Zhiming

DhongZhiming,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

Famous Chinese Palaeontologist

The DinoZone, Fossils, Dinosaur Bones, Fossil Bones, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Gerald Allan Davie, GeoZone, Dinoman, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur website, the best dinosaur website, dinosaur expeditions, bone hunting, bone collecting, natural history museum, museum, palaeontology, paleontology, palaeontologists, paleontologists, geology, ancient life, origin of life, Cretaceous, Mesozoic, Jurassic, Triassic, ancient life, Life on Earth, Geological Time Scales, Dinosaur Footprints

Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,Geological Time Line

Independently arrived at the Theory of Evolution

Henry F Osborne

Henry Fairfield Osborne, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,Geological Time Line

President of the American Museum of Natural History

An Chinsamy-Turan

Anusauya-Chinsamy-Turan,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,Geological Time Line

South African Palaeontologist and Head of Dept, UCT

James Kitching

James Kitching,Dinosaurs, Dinosaur Expeditions, Dinolands, Prehistoric Life, Life, Walking with Dinosaurs, palaeontology, paleontology, fossils, fossil digs, dinodigs, dinosaur digs, ancient life, Mesozoic, Extinction, dinokids, Dinoman, Archaeology, Archeology,

Perhaps the greatest bone collector of them all

The DinoZone, Fossils, Dinosaur Bones, Fossil Bones, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Gerald Allan Davie, GeoZone, Dinoman, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur website, the best dinosaur website, dinosaur expeditions, bone hunting, bone collecting, natural history museum, museum, palaeontology, paleontology, palaeontologists, paleontologists, geology, ancient life, origin of life, Cretaceous, Mesozoic, Jurassic, Triassic, ancient life, Life on Earth, Geological Time Scales, Dinosaur footprints

​Roy Chapman Andrews

The DinoZone, Fossils, Dinosaur Bones, Fossil Bones, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Gerald Allan Davie, GeoZone, Dinoman, Dinosaurs, Dinosaur website, the best dinosaur website, dinosaur expeditions, bone hunting, bone collecting, natural history museum, museum, palaeontology, paleontology, palaeontologists, paleontologists, geology, ancient life, origin of life, Cretaceous, Mesozoic, Jurassic, Triassic, ancient life, Life on Earth, Geological Time Scales

​Led AMNH expeditions into the Gobi Desert back in the 1920's

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