D.C. area fossils on WAMU

Matt Carrano of the National Museum of Natural History, Alan Dooley of the Virginia Museum of Natural History and Dave Hacker of Maryland’s Dinosaur Park were interviewed on the Kojo Nnamdi show this afternoon. You can listen to the stream here. Topics covered include the 2019 re-opening of the NMNH fossil halls, local Cretaceous and Miocene paleoenvironments, the harm caused by commercial fossil collecting and the Discovery Channel C. megalodon travesty. Since I work for the MNCPPC at Dinosaur Park and have been involved with NMNH in the past, this is all quite near and dear to me. If you’ve got 20-30 minutes, it’s well worth a listen!

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Filed under Dinosaur Park, dinosaurs, field work, NMNH

One response to “D.C. area fossils on WAMU

  1. This is the post where I just discovered your blog. This is great! Bookmarking.

    (I really hated Discover Channel did that phony “Megalodon” show, too. Almost as dumb as the stupid “mermaid” thing. People still believe that crud.)

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