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Dr. Clint Boyd takes me out to a special site in North Dakota, where evidence of the asteroid impact that wiped out 75% of life on Earth can be found as a thin layer of clay within the rock. It’s a geologic signature of the day the dinosaurs died.
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PREHISTORIC ROAD TRIP premier dates*
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Episode 1: “Welcome to Fossil Country” (Wednesday, June 17) Eager to get going, Emily embarks on a journey through billions of years of Earth history. Along the way, she meets some of the planet’s earliest life forms–from primitive bacteria to giant reptiles, and many surprising creatures in between.
Watch the full episode here: https://www.pbs.org/video/welcome-to-fossil-country-mpoq6h/
Episode 2: “We Dig Dinosaurs” (Wednesday, June 24) Emily cruises into the Cretaceous, where astonishing creatures like T. rex dominated the planet. But what happened to these tremendous animals? And how did other lifeforms survive an apocalyptic asteroid that crashed into Earth 66 million years ago?
Episode 3: “Tiny Teeth; Fearsome Beasts” (Wednesday, July 1) As she drives closer to the present day, Emily discovers surprising truths written in the fossil record. Meantime, scientists studying our planet’s past are revealing clues about its future.