A Glimpse Of The Fossil Hunters

A Glimpse Of The Fossil Hunters

The treasure we search for is not of gold or silver. Our mission is to prove that human interaction took place with creatures dating back 50000 years and beyond. The group is well oiled machine. It consists of two lead divers, one technician, one scout, “the go to...
Mastodon rewriting American history

Mastodon rewriting American history

“The stone tools and a mastodon carcass taken out of the site date back 14,550 years, which is considerably older than evidence left by the Clovis. What does it mean? If people back then were butchering animals with delicately crafted tools as far southeast as...
A carving of a chevron and other markings on this Prehistoric Mastodon Paloma Rib Bone Fossil

A carving of a chevron and other markings on this Prehistoric Mastodon Paloma Rib Bone Fossil

Not twenty feet from the charcoal cook pit just a few feet away from where we found the Tooth and Jaw Bone, The Fossil Hunters turned up a dark rib bone. A quick rinse in the inlet water revealed that this fossil wasn’t any normal bone. On one side, there is a huge...
Oldest American Art the Real Deal

Oldest American Art the Real Deal

When preliminary forensic tests on the bone began in 2009, experts went on the assumption that the carving was fake. But these tests, and further analyses by the Smithsonian team, proved that the etching was real. (Read National Geographic magazine editor Chris...
America Unearthed Update

America Unearthed Update

 Florida Fossil Hunter Speaks Out About Ancient Art When America Unearthed aired its episode “Swamp Mammoth,” it introduced a mass audience to James Kennedy, an amateur fossil hunter in Vero Beach, Florida who in 2009 discovered a mammoth bone inscribed with an...
The Fossil Hunters Episodes, scroll through and watch them in action.

The Fossil Hunters Episodes, scroll through and watch them in action.

The Back Woods Hunt: With a little research, some elbow grease, and a bit of luck, the Fossil Hunters score big on a location off the beaten path. Just a bend in the river on an old Spanish map, but it produces some wonderful finds. The Fisherman Bone is the proof...

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