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Prehistoric Road Trip

Join Emily Graslie for a summer road trip through America's dinosaur country on a search for mysterious creatures and bizarre ecosystems that have shaped Earth.

Tiny Teeth, Fearsome Beasts

55m 49s

Join Emily as she continues her adventure, discovering surprising truths hidden in the fossil record. Meanwhile, scientists studying our planet’s past are revealing clues about its future.

Episodes

  • Tiny Teeth, Fearsome Beasts: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tiny Teeth, Fearsome Beasts

    S1 E3 - 55m 49s

    Join Emily as she continues her adventure, discovering surprising truths hidden in the fossil record. Meanwhile, scientists studying our planet’s past are revealing clues about its future.

  • We Dig Dinosaurs: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    We Dig Dinosaurs

    S1 E2 - 55m 46s

    Cruise with Emily into the Cretaceous, when astonishing creatures like T. rex dominated the planet. But what happened to these tremendous animals? And how did other life forms survive an apocalyptic asteroid crash into Earth 66 million years ago?

  • Welcome to Fossil Country: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Welcome to Fossil Country

    S1 E1 - 53m 56s

    Travel with Emily through billions of years of Earth’s history to meet some of its earliest life forms, from primitive bacteria to giant reptiles and many surprising creatures in between.

Extras + Features

  • Episode 3 Preview | Tiny Teeth, Fearsome Beasts: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3 Preview | Tiny Teeth, Fearsome Beasts

    S1 E3 - 30s

    Join Emily as she continues her adventure, discovering surprising truths hidden in the fossil record. Meanwhile, scientists studying our planet’s past are revealing clues about its future.

  • A 32-Million-Year-Old Murder Mystery: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A 32-Million-Year-Old Murder Mystery

    S1 E3 - 2m 43s

    Emily Graslie talks to Kylie Ferguson, who found the fossilized skull of a nimravid in Badlands National Park as a third grader. The nimravid is distantly related to the saber-toothed cat – but no less ferocious. Kylie revisits the skull she found years ago and learns that it contains all the makings of a 32-million-year-old murder mystery.

  • Episode 2 Preview | We Dig Dinosaurs: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview | We Dig Dinosaurs

    S1 E2 - 30s

    Cruise with Emily into the Cretaceous, when astonishing creatures like T. rex dominated the planet. But what happened to these tremendous animals? And how did other life forms survive an apocalyptic asteroid crash into Earth 66 million years ago?

  • How the Soil Tells the Story of the Dinosaur Extinction: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How the Soil Tells the Story of the Dinosaur Extinction

    S1 E2 - 3m 18s

    North Dakota paleontologist Dr. Clint Boyd shows Emily Graslie a layer of clay that reveals the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event – the day an asteroid impact wiped out the dinosaurs. Dr. Boyd explains what clues the soil offers about that fateful day.

  • Episode 1 Preview | Welcome to Fossil Country: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1 Preview | Welcome to Fossil Country

    S1 E1 - 30s

    Travel with Emily through billions of years of Earth’s history to meet some of its earliest life forms, from primitive bacteria to giant reptiles and many surprising creatures in between.

  • There’s Something Fishy in Montana’s Fossil Deposits: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    There’s Something Fishy in Montana’s Fossil Deposits

    S1 E1 - 2m 35s

    Emily Graslie works with Dr. Eileen Grogan to look for fossil fish in Montana – and that’s no easy task. Dr. Grogan shares her most memorable fossil-hunting moment when she happened upon an ancient shark fossil. Emily also gets to experience what ancient shark liver oil smells like.

Schedule

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    Prehistoric Road Trip

    Tiny Teeth, Fearsome Beasts

    Tuesday
    Aug 3

    1 Hour

    Investigating the fossil record; scientists studying the Earth's past reveal clues about its future.
  • Image
    Prehistoric Road Trip: TVSS: Iconic

    Prehistoric Road Trip

    Welcome to Fossil Country

    Thursday
    Aug 5

    1 Hour

    A journey through billions of years of Earth's past includes some of the planet's earliest life forms, from primitive bacteria to giant reptiles.
  • Image
    Prehistoric Road Trip: TVSS: Iconic

    Prehistoric Road Trip

    Welcome to Fossil Country

    Friday
    Aug 6

    1 Hour

    A journey through billions of years of Earth's past includes some of the planet's earliest life forms, from primitive bacteria to giant reptiles.
  • Image
    Prehistoric Road Trip: TVSS: Iconic

    Prehistoric Road Trip

    Welcome to Fossil Country

    Friday
    Aug 6

    1 Hour

    A journey through billions of years of Earth's past includes some of the planet's earliest life forms, from primitive bacteria to giant reptiles.
  • Image
    Prehistoric Road Trip: TVSS: Iconic

    Prehistoric Road Trip

    We Dig Dinosaurs

    Thursday
    Aug 12

    1 Hour

    Cruising into the Cretaceous period, where creatures like the Tyrannosaurus rex dominated the planet; what happened to the dinosaurs; how other life forms survived an asteroid that crashed to Earth 66 million years ago.
  • Image
    Prehistoric Road Trip: TVSS: Iconic

    Prehistoric Road Trip

    We Dig Dinosaurs

    Friday
    Aug 13

    1 Hour

    Cruising into the Cretaceous period, where creatures like the Tyrannosaurus rex dominated the planet; what happened to the dinosaurs; how other life forms survived an asteroid that crashed to Earth 66 million years ago.
  • Image
    Prehistoric Road Trip: TVSS: Iconic

    Prehistoric Road Trip

    We Dig Dinosaurs

    Friday
    Aug 13

    1 Hour

    Cruising into the Cretaceous period, where creatures like the Tyrannosaurus rex dominated the planet; what happened to the dinosaurs; how other life forms survived an asteroid that crashed to Earth 66 million years ago.

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