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Ice Age Death Trap

Passport Season 39 Episode 5 | 53m 3s

In the Rocky Mountains, archeologists uncover a unique fossil site packed with astonishingly well-preserved bones of mammoths, mastodons, and other giant extinct beasts. The discovery opens a highly focused window on the vanished world of the Ice Age in North America.

Aired: 01/31/12

Expires: 01/31/19

Rating: TV-G

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Original funding provided by Lockheed Martin, the David H. Koch Fund for Science, HHMI, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS Stations