website statistics

A species of flying dinosaur has been named after the little girl named Daisy Morris who discovered it 4 years ago.

What is the next Gadget you want?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading ... Loading ...

Four years ago, a little girl named Daisy Morris was playing on a beach on the Isle of Wight (a small island in the English Channel), when she stumbled on some kind of unusual bones. She took those unusual bones to an archaeologist. After spending long five years, that archaeologist discovered that those unusual bones were actually fossils of a flying dinosaur. Now Daisy Morris is 9-year old and she has been honored by naming the dinosaur after her name - Vectidraco daisymorrisae.

Dinosaur Hunter Daisy Morris

Four-year old Daisy Morris has always been interested in dinosaurs. She had the belief that one day she would find bones of dinosaurs. So, whenever she had found any kind of bones, she started to think that those bones could be bones of some kind of dinosaurs.

One day, when 4-year old Daisy Morris was playing on a beach, she stumbled on some bones. Morris discovered that those bones were not usual like other bones that she had seen earlier. As usual, she started to think that this could be bones of dinosaurs. Interestingly, those bones were really fossils of a dinosaur, but Morris had no idea about it then. So, Morris took those unusual bones to an archaeologist, Martin Simpson.

Fossils Of Dinosaur Discovered By 4 Year Old Daisy Morris

At first glance Simpson became almost sure that those bones were actually fossils of some ancient creatures. But he wanted to be more sure. So he started studying those fossils, and five years later he discovered that those fossils were from the early Cretaceous period. He also discovered that those fossils were 115 million year old and of Pterosaur, a flying dinosaur.

Flying Dinosaur, Pterosaur-1
115 Million Year Old Fossils Of Flying Dinosaur, Pterosaur-1
115 Million Year Old Fossils Of Flying Dinosaur, Pterosaur-2
115 Million Year Old Fossils Of Flying Dinosaur, Pterosaur-3
115 Million Year Old Fossils Of Flying Dinosaur, Pterosaur-4
Flying Dinosaur, Pterosaur-2

To honor Daisy Morris, the discoverer, the flying dinosaur Pterosaur has been given the scientific name of Vectidraco daisymorrisae; the species was named after Morris. The study has been published in PLoS One.

Source: BBC
Thanks To: eCanadaNow

Buy Cheapest Related Product From

Jury Ordered Cisco To Pay $70 Million Over Patent Fraud

HTC’s So Called Facebook Phone Approved By FCC
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On March 24, 2013(1 year, 0 months ago.)

Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

At the beginning level, many people don't know how to use Gmail properly. For them, a here's a helpful guideline.
Skype now allows you to call directly from your Outlook account. Find the step-by-step installation process from this tutorial.
This tutorial helps you quickly resolve four of the most common problems that occur with Windows XP.
After releasing Look Back, many people didn't like it. So Facebook planned to add an Edit tool to the feature and now you can edit your Facebook Look Back video.
Do you want to record Skype calls but don't know how to do that? Then this guide is absolutely for you. Get inside the article for details.
Do you know that many companies can track you on Facebook? Do you want to know who they are? Do you want to block them?
So you've been planning on replacing your old hard drive with the new drive? This tutorial helps you with a few simple steps.
Bitcoin is a digital currency that has gained extraordinary momentum in the last few months. This tutorial helps you get started with the basics.
Android lockscreen can be secured in a number of ways, some of which are described in this brief tutorial.
This review of iSkysoft Video Converter tells you everything you want to know about this Win 8/7 compatible video/DVD tool. Check the below to learn more details.
Close You Have To Login
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook