Chris Widga http://wuis.org en Digging Up Big Surprises In Iowa http://wuis.org/post/digging-big-surprises-iowa <p></p><p>Iowa and Illinois have a lot in common, but look below the surface to see some important differences.&nbsp; That's what paleontologists have been doing for decades.&nbsp; Their work has resulted in the discovery of fossils that show prehistoric giant camels and mammoths once called Iowa home.&nbsp; That work and more will be part of a lecture Wednesday night in Springfield.&nbsp;</p><p>Chris Widga, Assistant Curator of Geology at the Illinois State Museum, will deliver a presentation "Recent Adventures in Iowa Paleontology."&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:37:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 16417 at http://wuis.org Digging Up Big Surprises In Iowa