Highway Paleontology

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 02/25/2016

Paleontologist Shane Tucker is a scientist who spends a lot of windshield time hunting fossils. The locations where he works aren't like the panoramic scenes in blockbuster movies. In fact, Shane might be that curious fellow you noticed working in a ditch along any given Nebraska highway. Regardless of where his fieldwork takes him, the discoveries he unearths reveal more clues about our state's paleo history.

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Gary Hochman