Researchers become friends while studying animals, plants and fossils in China | Connections

Top scientists from around the globe travel to China to conduct studies in their fields – while there they find lifelong friends in their colleagues.


00:00 A researcher studying an endangered species of crocodile works with a local scientist to help save the species.

07:04 A professor and University student meet on a field trip to survey China’s incredible bat populations. Since then they have discovered a new species of bat and become some of the world’s leading bat scientists.

13:16 An aspiring botanist and a professor bonded as they conducted fieldwork in rural areas of China.

18:31 Two of the world’s most highly respected paleontologists form a special collaboration which helped usher in what some are calling a golden age of dinosaur studies.

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