Park University is making history with a new fossil discovery. The new fossil was found right outside the science building of the Parkville campus. They've named the fossi' "Parkvillia northcutti."
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.