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The Brain Scoop: Fossil Myths

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Host Emily Graslie explores myths surrounding the discovery of fossils. Did the discovery of Protoceratops fossils give birth to the stories about griffins? Another mythical creature, the Cyclops, also has potential ties to the fossil record. Is an extinct species of ammonite actually serpents turned into stone? Part of "The Brain Scoop" series.

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