Antarctic Dinosaurs

Transantarctic Mountains
Digging for Fossils in Antarctica

Go digging for dinosaurs and other fossils in the wintry wilderness of Antarctica with Field Museum paleontologists Pete Makovicky and Nate Smith. You'll experience the chilly thrill of life at the South Pole as the team camps alongside a glacier and scales the continent's highest peaks in search of ancient plants and animals that thrived in this once-lush environment.

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