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A FIELD DAY WITH SUE
A FIELD DAY WITH SUE
Published: 2010/05/31
Channel: nudehippo
The introduction of "Sue"- Largest T-Rex- Sue Hendrickson discovery- Dinosaur 13
The introduction of "Sue"- Largest T-Rex- Sue Hendrickson discovery- Dinosaur 13
Published: 2015/02/10
Channel: Rick Phillips
Sue (dinosaur) - Video Learning - WizScience.com
Sue (dinosaur) - Video Learning - WizScience.com
Published: 2015/08/06
Channel: Wiz Science™
Sue The Tyrannosaurus rex
Sue The Tyrannosaurus rex
Published: 2009/04/06
Channel: Leslie Turner
Clip 7: The Sue Interview
Clip 7: The Sue Interview
Published: 2014/07/21
Channel: Mike Bradecich
Did You Know: Sue the Tyrannosaurus Rex
Did You Know: Sue the Tyrannosaurus Rex
Published: 2014/02/04
Channel: YouAndMeThisMorning
Sue Hendrickson Interview with Tristan
Sue Hendrickson Interview with Tristan
Published: 2016/03/31
Channel: Olivia Florer
Metro Aglow outreach meeting Speaker Cary-Sue Hendrickson
Metro Aglow outreach meeting Speaker Cary-Sue Hendrickson
Published: 2016/05/23
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
Dinosaur 13 Official Trailer (2014) - T-Rex Fossil Documentary HD
Dinosaur 13 Official Trailer (2014) - T-Rex Fossil Documentary HD
Published: 2014/05/24
Channel: Movieclips Film Festivals & Indie Films
"Sue the T. rex" gets a cleaning
"Sue the T. rex" gets a cleaning
Published: 2013/11/12
Channel: Chicago Tribune
The Extraordinary Saga of the Largest, Most Fought Over T. Rex Ever Found (2000)
The Extraordinary Saga of the Largest, Most Fought Over T. Rex Ever Found (2000)
Published: 2015/04/18
Channel: The Film Archives
"SUE" TYRANNOSAURUS REX SKELETON EVER FOUND,
"SUE" TYRANNOSAURUS REX SKELETON EVER FOUND, 'SUE' LA DINOSAURIA
Published: 2009/04/13
Channel: makywaky
Curse of the T Rex | PBS America
Curse of the T Rex | PBS America
Published: 2014/09/18
Channel: PBSAmerica
Exclusive Clip: Dinosaur 13
Exclusive Clip: Dinosaur 13
Published: 2014/08/22
Channel: Picturehouse
Kitchen Lesson - a poem by Susan Hendrickson
Kitchen Lesson - a poem by Susan Hendrickson
Published: 2009/05/18
Channel: John Burroughs
Hendrickson Road House - Forget About You [Hendrickson Road House] 1970
Hendrickson Road House - Forget About You [Hendrickson Road House] 1970
Published: 2010/02/06
Channel: Giovannino SenzaPaura
SUE School at the Field Museum
SUE School at the Field Museum
Published: 2010/05/31
Channel: enugentsue
How to pronounce Sue Hendrickson (American English/US)  - PronounceNames.com
How to pronounce Sue Hendrickson (American English/US) - PronounceNames.com
Published: 2015/02/06
Channel: Pronounce Names
SHE
SHE'S BACK! A T. rex named SUE! (time-lapse)
Published: 2016/01/22
Channel: discoverycentre1215
Sue The Dinosaur - The Field Museum of Natural History
Sue The Dinosaur - The Field Museum of Natural History
Published: 2009/03/20
Channel: LPSWEBKINZFAN7601
Sue the Tyrannosaurus rex (in HD)
Sue the Tyrannosaurus rex (in HD)
Published: 2012/01/01
Channel: Leslie Turner
KETC | Living St. Louis | T-Rex
KETC | Living St. Louis | T-Rex
Published: 2009/01/28
Channel: Nine Network
Animated Stoming Tyrannosaurus Rex
Animated Stoming Tyrannosaurus Rex
Published: 2017/07/18
Channel: JESSE DANIEL
A Field Day With Sue
A Field Day With Sue
Published: 2011/10/16
Channel: Gina Ferraro
US Full Gospel Mission- Pastor Partrick July 17th, 2016 Part 4
US Full Gospel Mission- Pastor Partrick July 17th, 2016 Part 4
Published: 2016/07/20
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
Sue (dinosaur)
Sue (dinosaur)
Published: 2015/10/31
Channel: Audiopedia
US Full Gospel Mission - Pastor Patrick July 17, 2016 Part 1
US Full Gospel Mission - Pastor Patrick July 17, 2016 Part 1
Published: 2016/07/20
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
Grand Cites AglowSpeaker Jeff Hendrickson
Grand Cites AglowSpeaker Jeff Hendrickson
Published: 2016/05/23
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
Grand Cities Aglow - Speaker Natalie Bushee
Grand Cities Aglow - Speaker Natalie Bushee
Published: 2016/05/16
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
Grand Cities Aglow International
Grand Cities Aglow International
Published: 2016/02/18
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
Grand Cites Aglow International
Grand Cites Aglow International
Published: 2016/02/21
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
Tent Revival Grand Forks
Tent Revival Grand Forks
Published: 2016/08/21
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
WHAT IS HISTORY? W/MS. THOMPSON "TJWS" (made with Spreaker)
WHAT IS HISTORY? W/MS. THOMPSON "TJWS" (made with Spreaker)
Published: 2013/08/12
Channel: Jimmy Williams
Maia Grace Hendrickson and Sue Detweiler: "Allegro con Gusto" from Three Duet by Friedrich Kuhlau
Maia Grace Hendrickson and Sue Detweiler: "Allegro con Gusto" from Three Duet by Friedrich Kuhlau
Published: 2017/06/24
Channel: Aurora Daly
Bill Davis at US Full Gospel Mission July 10,16
Bill Davis at US Full Gospel Mission July 10,16
Published: 2016/07/10
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
La paleontologa Susan Lee Hendrickson acusada por llevar y no reportar $ 63,000 (19-Abr-16)
La paleontologa Susan Lee Hendrickson acusada por llevar y no reportar $ 63,000 (19-Abr-16)
Published: 2016/04/20
Channel: elcatracho C.A.
Sue Sue Sue
Sue Sue Sue
Published: 2009/01/28
Channel: Richard Hendrickson
Maia Grace Hendrickson & Amber deLaurentis: Lannigan
Maia Grace Hendrickson & Amber deLaurentis: Lannigan's Ball/The Kerry Dance by F Gallagher
Published: 2017/06/24
Channel: Aurora Daly
Poet Susan Hendrickson reads "I Know" at Pumpkin Hollow
Poet Susan Hendrickson reads "I Know" at Pumpkin Hollow
Published: 2009/05/18
Channel: John Burroughs
Maia Grace Hendrickson (Flute) & Tom Cleary (Piano): Chorale from Cantata No. 140 by JSBach
Maia Grace Hendrickson (Flute) & Tom Cleary (Piano): Chorale from Cantata No. 140 by JSBach
Published: 2017/06/20
Channel: Aurora Daly
Dinosaur 13 (2014) Full Movie
Dinosaur 13 (2014) Full Movie
Published: 2017/01/11
Channel: Wayne
Elizabeth
Elizabeth's Baptism
Published: 2016/09/11
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
Maia Grace Hendrickson (Flute) & Amber deLaurentis (Piano): Concerto No. 1 in G Major by WA Mozart
Maia Grace Hendrickson (Flute) & Amber deLaurentis (Piano): Concerto No. 1 in G Major by WA Mozart
Published: 2017/06/24
Channel: Aurora Daly
Curse of the T Rex | PBS America
Curse of the T Rex | PBS America
Published: 2016/11/10
Channel: PBSAmerica
SueHendrickson_NickJr.mov
SueHendrickson_NickJr.mov
Published: 2011/07/15
Channel: PixelPirateStudio
Jeff
Jeff's Testimony
Published: 2016/04/25
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
Jeff
Jeff's testimony
Published: 2016/04/24
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
My Edited Video
My Edited Video
Published: 2016/09/14
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
The Cat
The Cat's Meow Video HD - Composed by Suzanne Grzanna
Published: 2016/04/17
Channel: Suzannegrzanna
Jeff
Jeff's Testimony
Published: 2016/04/25
Channel: Cary-sue Hendrickson
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Susan Hendrickson
Born (1949-12-02) December 2, 1949 (age 67)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Residence Guanaja, Honduras
Fields Vertebrate paleontology, paleoentomology, marine archaeology
Known for Discovery of "Sue," the largest T. rex specimen ever found

Susan "Sue" Hendrickson (born December 2, 1949) is an American paleontologist. Hendrickson is best known for her discovery of the remains of a Tyrannosaurus rex in South Dakota on August 12, 1990. Her discovery was the largest specimen of a T. rex found and one of the most complete skeletons. This skeleton is now known as "Sue" in honor of her discovery. It is on display at the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. She has also found other important fossils and artifacts around the world.

Early life[edit]

Hendrickson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Lee and Mary Hendrickson; her family soon moved to nearby Munster, Indiana, where she grew up.[1] She has two siblings: a younger brother, John,[2] and her younger sister, Karen. Her father was a successful railroad purchasing agent, while her mother worked at American Airlines.[2]

In 1955, Hendrickson was enrolled at Munster's public elementary, frequently being praised by her teachers as "a good student and obedient child."[3] However, she eventually found herself bored with school in Munster, and at age 16 was able to convince her parents to let her stay with her aunt in Florida, where she enrolled at a Fort Lauderdale high school. An adventurous and rebellious teenager, Hendrickson never completed high school, dropping out at the age of 17 in favor of moving from state to state with her boyfriend before settling in Florida, where she was hired by two professional divers who owned an aquarium fish business.[4] A strong swimmer who had once been on her high school's swim team, Hendrickson quickly learned to dive and began collecting tropical fish off the Florida Keys to sell to aquarists and pet stores.

Aside from her work as a diver, Hendrickson also worked part of the year as a lobster fisherman, and would occasionally take the summer off to volunteer on paleontological digs. She later moved to Seattle, earned her GED, and considered enrolling at the University of Washington in order to pursue a marine biology degree, but decided against it, leaving Seattle after a year and moving back to Florida to continue her diving career.[5]

Career[edit]

In 1963, Hendrickson had a large circle of friends in the diving business, and one day was invited to participate in a salvage diving expedition off the Florida Keys, which she eagerly undertook. Her job was to retrieve valuable building materials that were stored in a cargo freighter which ran aground on a coral reef.[6] While continuing her work in salvage, Hendrickson soon found herself exploring old shipwrecks, later visiting the Dominican Republic. She was fascinated by working in the company of archeologists and fell in love with the country, visiting the island often.[7]

By the mid-1980s, Hendrickson had also tried her hand at amber mining in the Dominican mountains. She had become one of the largest amber providers for scientists. Hendrickson also found three perfect 23-million-year-old butterflies, which make up half of the whole world's total collection. Although she found the work too monotonous to pursue full-time, writing that "You could dig for months and find nothing in the Dominican caves,"[8] she continued studying paleoentomology, becoming an expert at identifying fossilized insects.

T. rex specimen discovered by Sue Hendrickson

She also met Swiss paleontologist Kirby Siber, who allowed her to join his team consisting of paleontologists Carlos Martin and Peter Larson.[9] The group began excavating Miocene baleen whale fossils at an ancient seabed in Peru, and Hendrickson joined the team for several summers, discovering fossilized dolphins, seals, and sharks.[9] She later accompanied Larson to the Black Hills Institute in South Dakota. By this time, paleontology had become her main passion.[10] On August 12, 1990, while examining a cliff-side in South Dakota with a team from the Black Hills Institute, she discovered an important Tyrannosaurus rex specimen — the largest, most complete, and best preserved T. rex ever found. The find would later be named "Sue" in her honor.

In 1992, Hendrickson joined a team of marine archaeologists headed by Franck Goddio. With them, she took part in many diving expeditions, the most notable of which were the Royal Quarters of Cleopatra, and Napoleon Bonaparte's lost fleet from the Battle of the Nile.

In 2005, Glamour magazine honored her in their "Glamour Woman of the Year Awards." In 2010, she published an autobiography entitled Hunt for the Past: My Life as an Explorer (New York, NY: Scholastic, Inc). In 2008, she was featured on the "Dare to Explore" chapter of National Geographic Kids.

Hendrickson now lives on the island of Guanaja, off the coast of Honduras. She is a member of the Paleontological Society, Explorers Club, Society for Historical Archaeology, and was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2000.[11]

References[edit]

Footnotes
  1. ^ Gaines, p. 15
  2. ^ a b Gaines, p. 16
  3. ^ Gaines, p. 17
  4. ^ Gaines, p. 23
  5. ^ Gaines, p. 26
  6. ^ Gaines, p. 29
  7. ^ Gaines, p. 35
  8. ^ Gaines, p. 37
  9. ^ a b Gaines, p. 41
  10. ^ Gaines, p. 44
  11. ^ "Biography". sue-hendrickson.net. Retrieved 29 December 2010. 
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