Dorothea Bate: A fearless fossil hunter

In the latest instalment of our occasional series profiling remarkable yet unheralded characters from history, Karolyn Shindler introduces the palaeontologist Dorothea Bate, who climbed mountains, swam to remote caves and cheated starvation to discover a series of remarkable dwarf mammals

Dorothea Bate. (Illustration: Stavros Damos for BBC History Magazine)

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