Joseph Leidy - Photo

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Joseph Leidy, an eminent American physician and naturalist, published the first description of dinosaur remains printed in the United States.

Thereafter, the study of dinosaurs became an important academic subject. 

Then ... bickering began as one individual tried to outdo the other with their “discoveries.”  Leidy, ever the scholar, grew weary of the negative impact of these rivalries.

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Image of Leidy online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.



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