Utah's Fossil Finds Describe an Ancient World

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/179224933/179224924" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Brian Switek, Author, "My Beloved Brontosaurus", Science writer, author of 'Laelaps' blog at National Geographic

Brooks Britt, Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University

Randall Irmis, Curator of Paleontology, Natural History Museum of Utah, Assistant, Professor, Geology & Geophysics, University of Utah

Once upon a time, giants roamed the planet — many of them in what is now Utah. A panel of paleontology experts describes some of the state's ancient treasures, from massive long-necked sauropods to the Utahraptor, a predator that would put those in Jurassic Park to shame.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.