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Jurassic Fortunes

Season 20 Episode 6 | 55m 02s

Discover the world of dinosaur collecting, a controversial hobby with a booming market. Hear perspectives on the fossil trade from private collectors, paleontologists, and others, as Big John—the largest Triceratops fossil ever found—is assembled in Italy and auctioned in France.

Aired: 10/17/23 | Expires: 11/15/23
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Find out if the 15th-century murder of two princes in the Tower of London can be solved.
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Uncover the only evidence of crucifixion in Roman-occupied Britain.
Uncover the only evidence of crucifixion in Roman-occupied Britain.
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