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Wish We Were Here, Episode 13: The Girl Who Dug Up Dinosaurs

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58min 52sec

A 12-year-old girl in blue jeans probably isn’t the first thing you picture when you hear the word paleontologist. But in 1979, young India Wood discovered a bone on a ranch in northwest Colorado that would change her life. For the next three years, Wood single-handedly excavated a site that would yield one of the finest Allosaurus fossils ever found. This is her story.

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Music in this episode was composed and recorded by Kellie Palmblad.