In popular culture, paleontologists are often seen brushing sand off of a complete dinosaur skeleton with ease—but is digging for dinosaurs really that easy? Paleontologist Aki Watanabe reveals what really goes on during a fossil finding expedition. Spoiler: real paleontologists need more than a brush in the field!
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