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What can an archaeologist learn from animal teeth?

What can an archaeologist learn from animal teeth?
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Key Info
  • What can an archaeologist learn from animal teeth?
  • Duration: 01:20
  • Zoo archaeologist Emily Murray explains the importance of teeth as clues to the past. Pictures of a woolly mammoth tooth with explanation.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Bio: Evolution - Evidence

  • Keywords: decoding, prehistoric, zoo archaeologist, robust, woolly mammoth
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this clip as an example of some of the skills of research and interpretation necessary for the job of an archaeologist.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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