Season 24, Episode 18 Curse of T. rex
First Aired: February 25, 1997
A revealing look at the lucrative---and competitive---business of buying and selling prehistoric remains. Featured is a Federal case involving ownership of a valuable dinosaur fossil unearthed in South Dakota in 1991. Also: conflicts between scientific and commercial fossil hunting.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)