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Episode 1: Recovering A Fossil
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

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Dr. Josh Samuels demonstrates how he removes a fossil from the rock to bring it into the lab for study. This fossil, discovered on 10/21/10, is the humerus (upper arm) of a Pogonodon, a jaguar-sized cat-like predator that lived 29-30 million years ago.