Seg. 1: Nature's Super Moms. Seg. 2: Fossil Hunting (R)
Segment 1: What does motherhood mean in the animal world?
Humans really rely on moms to survive. But in the animal world, this experience may vary — especially since some species eat their young. We learn about different examples of motherhood across various species.
- Paulyn Cartwright, professor, department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at KU
- William Leo Smith, associate professor, department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at KU
- Sean Putney, Kansas City Zoo
Segment 2, beginning at 23:15: Tips and tricks for fossil hunters.
We speak with a KU paleontologist who co-created an app that helps identify fossils. Also, an amateur fossil hunter shares how — and where — to look.
- Bruce Lieberman, Paleontologist in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at KU and co-creator of the Digital Atlas of Ancient Life
- Brent Jackson, amateur fossil hunter