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The Search for the Last American Dinosaur Remains
Nov 04, 2016
The Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota is a popular spot for paleontologists. Tyler Lyson has been hunting dinosaur fossils since he was a kid living in the Badlands, and he now works as a paleontologist and curator at the Denver Museum of Natural History. Every summer, he invites people to join him on a dig in one of the most bone-rich areas of the world. In Valley of the Last Dinosaurs, MEL films follows Lyson on one of these excursions and captures the moment he makes a rare find. To see more films from MEL, visit their website and Vimeo page.
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