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The story of Mary Anning, a fossil collector and palaeontologist who changed scientific thinking worldwide – but didn’t get recognition for her work at the time. Subscribe to BBC Ideas

This beautiful animation was made using sand from the beach where Mary Anning lived and worked in Lyme Regis on the south coast of England (and has just won at RTS award!)

This video was made by Infocandy. Music by Alexandra Harwood.


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