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Lagerstätte Roundup: April 2021 Fossil Bonanza

Trilobites with gills on their legs, pterosaurs with thumbs, burrowing Cretaceous mammals, and giant eurypterids highlight this episode. Also John Day Fossil Beds and La Brea Tar Pits open their visitor centers for the first time since the pandemic started.  Finally, the Hauff Museum in Holzmaden Germany is going through financial trouble so if you can support them here at this link.https://gofund.me/0fa63950
  1. Lagerstätte Roundup: April 2021
  2. Lagerstätte Roundup: March 2021
  3. Lagerstätte Roundup: February 2021
  4. Lagerstätte Roundup: January 2021
  5. Naracoorte Caves: Australia's Megafauna

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