Exploring North Carolina

Fossil Fields

Season 100 Episode 6 | 27m 15s

When one thinks of the great fossil fields of the world, the arid parts of Mongolia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Wyoming probably come to mind. In North Carolina one can only find sharks teeth or perhaps a few fossil shells, right? Wrong! Parts of North Carolina and the Southeast are actually very rich in fossils.

Aired: 05/09/17

Rating: NR

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