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The Brain Scoop: What Fossils Reveal About Today's Climate Change

13 minutes

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Dr. Scott Wing spent a decade combing the hills in the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming to find fossil evidence of an extinction event that occurred in the Southern Ocean of Antarctica around 56 million years ago. In this episode, host Emily Graslie talks with him and Dr. Kirk Johnson about how studying the fossil record helps scientists better understand climate change. Part of "The Brain Scoop" series.

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Runtime: 13 minutes

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