▶️ WEB EXTRA: Dr. Jenkins explains a specific part of his archaeological work


About 60 miles south of Bend, University of Oregon archeology students are digging into a series of caves. It’s dirty, challenging work.

Sometimes, archaeologists will collect and observe coprolites, or fossilized feces, and animal urine.

Dr. Dennis Jenkins walks us through why these pieces of the past are important to find and document. 

WATCH THE FULL STORY: Inside archeological dig at Oregon caves where people lived 13,000 years ago


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