Sir Richard Owen : Lancaster Born (20 July 1804) ungarianogist Sir Richard Owen, invented the word ‘dinosaur’ he said they were “terrible lizards”, a diverse family of awesome creatures in need of their own taxonomic group – which he named Dinosauria. He went on to found the Natural History Museum which opened in 1881.
Dragons : In the wizarding world the variety of dragons is as diverse as the dinosaurs.
Harry, Ron and Hermione’s first encounter with Dragons is in the Philosopher’s Stone when Hagrid gets a pet Dragon whom he names Norbert. The Hungarian Horntail, Common Welsh Green and Hebridiean Black are different breeds of dragons to name just a few. There are many different breeds of dragons living around the world follow the link below to find out more about the different breeds.