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Making North America: Life

Season 42 Episode 21 | 54m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

How did life emerge on our primeval continent? Why was North America home to so many iconic dinosaurs like T. rex? And how did a huge sea filled with giant marine reptiles end up covering Kansas? We tell the surprising intertwined story of life and the landscape in North America.

Aired: 11/11/15

Expires: 07/21/23

Rating: TV-G

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