There are millions of specimens of ice age plants and animals in the Page Museum’s collections. Yet excavators and preparators will continue to dig up, clean and catalog millions of more fossils for the foreseeable future. The Page Museum’s Chief Curator, John Harris, explains how paleontological and climatological research at the museum relies upon one tar pit’s prolific fossil deposits.
Produced by Luke Groskin
Music by Audio Network
Filmed by Luke Groskin and Christian Baker
Additional Stills and Video by The Page Museum, Shutterstock, Robin O’Keefe, Charles R. Knight
Rudyard Sadleir and David Berkowitz
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About Luke Groskin@lgroskin
Luke Groskin is Science Friday’s video producer. He’s on a mission to make you love spiders and other odd creatures.