The excavation was originally funded by a small businessman who requested to remain anonymous. A Philanthropist in the USA has also offered substantial funding to keep the dig going.
The last verifiable evidence of dragon fossils was discovered in China in 1996. This is the first time any dragon skeleton has been unearthed in the region of the United Kingdom.
The fossil is currently at the University for further study. The scientist that made the discovery requested the when the skeleton is unveiled for the general public that the community who has given him so much support be the location for the first unveiling. Local residents and business in a community just south of where the discovery was made believe that people will travel from all over the world to get a glimpse of the fossils once they go on display. Interest in Stonehenge and tourism is expected to increase due to the discovery.
An author in the USA who used the location of Stonehenge in one of the books in a series he has been writing since 2006 is excited about this discovery. The second book in his Dragon Keepers series actually uses Stonehenge as a central location for the story.
"I really felt like I was inspired to use Stonehenge in book II of Dragon Keepers, Demise of Dragons' Gate", stated Goldwell. "It will be interesting to see how many more fossils will be discovered in the area. Dragon Gate (Stonehenge)
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