15 Real Life Mad Scientists

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William Buckland (1784-1856)

While this scientist was well known for making the first complete description of a fossilized dinosaur, he preferred doing something else in his spare time that overshadowed this achievement. He was known for eating just about anything: roast hedgehog, ostrich, panther, porpoise, puppies and he even drank bat urine! It was also reported that he ate the shrunken heart of King Louis XIV, maybe being his greatest achievement of all.