Fossil Wonderlands: Nature’s Hidden Treasures (3 x 60′) – Professor Richard Fortey explores the distant past, locked in stone, in . He travels to some of the greatest fossil sites on earth to discover more about the distant past. He journeys high into the Rocky Mountains to explore a 520-million-year-old fossilised seabed containing bizarre and experimental life forms that have revolutionised our understanding about the beginnings of complex life; travels to north-eastern China to explore a fossil site known as the ‘Dinosaur Pompeii’; and investigates the remains of an ancient volcanic lake in Germany where stunningly well-preserved fossils of early mammals, giant insects, and even perhaps our oldest known ancestor have been found.
Producer: Lion TV
Source: BBC press release