1:00pm

Fri October 14, 2011
NPR Story

Seeing A Cephalopod In Ancient Bones

The origins of a stash of 220-million-year-old, 40-plus-foot-long ichthyosaur bones at a Nevada site have long puzzled paleontologists. Paleontologist Mark McMenamin explains his controversial theory that the bones were put there by a giant, ancient octopus-like creature.

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