Media Coverage for the Hyde Park Mastodon

The Hyde Park Mastodon has been featured on radio, television, and newspapers around the country. Featured articles have run in the New York Times and People Magazine. The Lozier Family was recently featured in Tom Brokaw's new book "In Search of America".

In October of 2001, the Hyde Park Mastodon was the subject of a Discovery Channel Special "Mastodon in Your Backyard: The Ultimate Guide". This special has aired both in the US and Europe.

See the dig
NBC Nightly News September 5, 2000 (best viewed with windows media player)
Read about the dig
New York Times September 5, 2000
Ithaca Times October 11, 2000
Poughkeepsie Journal August 23, 2000
February 23, 2001
Hear about the dig
National Public Radio September 5, 2000 (link near the middle of the page)
Cornell University's Department of Computer Graphics - pictures from the site
Wappingers Fall High School - More pictures of the dig on a Website constructed by a local teacher.

The Discovery Channel gets up close and personal with PRI Director Warren Allmon and Mastodon Research Coordinator Peter Nester

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