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Mike Novacek: Fossils in the Gobi

In 1990, Mike Novacek followed in the footsteps of Roy Chapman Andrews, who had ventured into the Gobi Desert looking for fossils in the 1920s. Novacek and his team found hundreds of mammal fossils. In this interview, he describes the experience of discovering such a rich source and shares what we can learn from the bones of mammals that co-existed with dinosaurs.

Credits: 2001 WGBH Educational Foundation and Clear Blue Sky Productions, Inc. All rights reserved.

Mike Novacek: Fossils in the Gobi

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