Youngest person to discover a fossil of an unknown dinosaur species
Wylie J. Brys
4:255 year(s):day(s)
United States (Mansfield)

The youngest person to discover a fossil of an unknown dinosaur species is Wylie J. Brys (USA, b. 10 October 2009) who was 4 years and 337 days old, as verified in Mansfield, Texas, USA, on 12 September 2014.

Wylie J. Brys was only four years old when he found the bones of a 100-million-year dinosaur in Texas, USA. The boy and his father were looking for fossils in the area of Mansfield at that time. The achievement made national and worldwide news media! Seven years later, the bones are still being researched at Southern Methodist University.