Desmostylia Fossils

Desmostylia Fossils

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 175 , Segment 4

Episode: Interfaith Cooperation, Finances of College Athletics, Elephants

  • Nov 9, 2015 10:00 pm
  • 14:16 mins

Guest: Louis Jacobs, PhD, Vertebrate Paleontologist, Professor at Southern Methodist University  A pre-historic hippo-like sea creature that sucks up plants from the shore. Desmostylia – or desmos, as they’re often called – are getting some new attention thanks to fossilized bones uncovered on an Alaskan island when villagers started turning earth to dig a new school.

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