Fifty Million Years Ago, the Arctic Was a Warm Swamp

Clip: Season 47 Episode 1 | 2m 7s Video has closed captioning.

Think you know what the Arctic looked like during the Eocene Epoch? Play NOVA’s Polar Lab to find out: You might be surprised by the plants and animals that used to call it home.

Aired: 02/05/20

Rating: NR

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