Resource Jul 10, 2023

Paleontology Resources

A collection of NPCA magazine articles, blog posts, and podcast episodes highlighting paleontology in the national parks.

Podcast Episode The Skeleton Crew

A significant new fossil discovery at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area could deepen our understanding of ancient mammal-like reptiles that lived among some of the earliest dinosaurs. A team of scientists shares how they found this unprecedented trove of ancient remains and what it could teach us — including corollaries to our own modern experience of climate change.

Podcast Episode The Undiscovered Cave

Explorers in a remote area of Grand Canyon National Park discovered a cave they believe human beings had never entered before. Inside this maze of limestone passageways, researchers found thousands of fossils that could change our understanding of one of the country’s quirkiest animals — bats!

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