America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

Understory | The Fossil Hunter Uncovering Florida’s Past

Special | 9m 11s  | Video has closed captioning.

Baratunde Thurston meets Jonathan Valentine who dives, digs, and searches for fossils all over Florida. Some of his discoveries include Megalodon Shark teeth, American Mastodon molars, and even an extinct Rhino tooth. But fossil hunting in Florida is more than just a hobby. It’s also a way citizens can uncover the state's prehistoric past and contribute to the field of paleontology.

Aired: 09/15/22

Rating: NR

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