Sue Hendrickson has unearthed some of the world’s greatest finds. From ancient shipwrecks to a 24-million-year-old butterfly, she’s been called a modern day explorer on the hunt for precious fossils.
Hendrickson’s most famous discovery is aptly named Sue. It is a 67-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex, the world’s largest ever found, and it has led to a whole new understanding about these monstrous creatures that once roamed the earth.
Recently, scientists discovered soft tissue in a T. rex bone unearthed in Montana and that’s got many wondering if one day these prehistoric animals could be cloned to walk the earth once again.
Hendrickson says the latest news is proof that we’re just scratching the surface to understanding the earth’s history. The dinosaur hunter Sue Hendrickson and discovering what’s yet to be discovered.
Sue Hendrickson, field paleontologist and marine archeologist, discovered the world’s largest T. rex
Mary Schweitzer, professor at North Carolina State University and team leader on the recent discovery of soft tissue in a Tyrannosaurus rex in Montana.