Paleontologist Pete Makovicky shows what it’s like to gear up for Antarctica, fly in a C17 Globemaster, and land at McMurdo Science Station. This is the fourth in a series of video reports documenting the team’s daily life and fieldwork during their expedition to Antarctica. Feel free to post any questions you might have, and Pete and Nate will answer the top five FAQs in their weekly written dispatches. To receive these dispatches via email, sign-up today!

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