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Woodburn Peat Bog

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Scientists discover that a marsh adjacent to Woodburn High School is an ancient peat bog. The bog has the potential to hold a treasure trove of fossilized bones from animals of the Ice Age, including camels, saber tooth tigers and giant wolves.

First Broadcast: 1991
Producer: Eric Cain

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