Roy Chapman Andrews


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Noun1.Roy Chapman Andrews - United States naturalist who contributed to paleontology and geology (1884-1960)
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The July heat of Gobi Desert sweltered as Roy Chapman Andrews, often called the real life Indiana Jones, held a fossil that would forever change how we think about dinosaurs.
Sarasota, FL, January 10, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The former collection of Roy Chapman Andrews, who is said to be the inspiration for the Hollywood character Indiana Jones, will be auctioned off Saturday, January 17, at Sarasota Estate Auction, 6030 N.
Savage supplied rifles for Roy Chapman Andrews' 3rd Asiatic Expedition (1923) to Mongolia.
Since the anniversary, the orchestral pop band Canasta has visited Mongolia under the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs Arts Envoy program and a local television station has produced a documentary about American adventurer and naturalist Roy Chapman Andrews' expeditions to Mongolia in the 1920s, which found proof that dinosaurs hatched from eggs.
As their Centennial project in 1967, the school children of Ontario raised funds to help the ROM acquire a specimen of Protoceratops andrewsi, a Mongolian dinosaur discovered in 1922 by famed American naturalist Roy Chapman Andrews for the American Museum of Natural History.
That egg was found in 1923 in Mongolia by Roy Chapman Andrews, widely thought to be the inspiration behind Indiana Jones.
In chapter 5, Roy Chapman Andrews (the real "Indiana Jones"?) leads massive expeditions into Mongolia and the Gobi desert to discover the first dinosaur eggs.