Episode 96: The Bone Wars

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, explore the bitter rivalry between Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope, two palaeontologists whose undying hatred for one another resulted in the Bone Wars.

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Images (L to R): Brady, Mathew or Handy, Levin Corbin. Marsh, Prof. O.C. of Conn. Photograph. Circa 1865-1880. Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA. Via Wikimedia.

Unknown. Edward Drinker Cope. Photograph. 1876. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. Via HSP.

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