New fossil discovered in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Scientists discovered a new fossil in Kansas City and named it after Park University.

The 306 million-year-old plant is named Parkvillia northcutti. It was discovered in a group of rocks in the metro known as the Kansas City Group.

Experts with Park University and the National Archives at Kansas City will host a discussion on the discovery on Tuesday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. It will be at 400 W Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108.

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