HERstory Highlight: Sue Hendrickson

May 10, 2022
photo of Sue Hendrickson next to a dinosaur fossil

HERstory Highlight

Sue Hendrickson is an American explorer and fossil collector. Sue is best known for herdiscovery of the remains of a Tyrannosaurus Rex in South Dakota
This discovery is one of the most complete skeletons of Tyrannosaurus known to science. The skeleton is known as “Sue” in honor of Sue Hendrickson’s discovery. Sue can be found on display at the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. 
Sue Hendrickson has also found other important fossils and artifacts around the world.