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Episode 660: The T-Rex In My Backyard

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Episode 660: The T-Rex In My Backyard

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Episode 660: The T-Rex In My Backyard

Episode 660: The T-Rex In My Backyard

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Stacey Vanek Smith/NPR
Fossils are becoming a booming business.
Stacey Vanek Smith/NPR

We're in the middle of a dinosaur boom. Commercial diggers are combing the hills of South Dakota, Wyoming and Montana, hoping to find fossils and strike it rich.

But what happens when you put a price tag on a scientific relic that could hold reveal new discoveries about early life on earth?

Today on the show: the science faces off against business, and T-Rex that started it all.

Music: Benjamin Kaniewski's "On Your Knees."

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