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Sea Monsters of the North, Part XI – Gravediggers Back From the Dead: Fossil team starts new excavation

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They vanished, only to reemerge as stalkers of Svalbard’s ancient burial grounds last summer. Now, hungry for more, they’re unearthing the bones of the dead to indulge their seemingly insatiable appetites.

And this time they’re not just poking around in any graveyard – they’re trying to figure out what can trigger an apocalypse.

Dead men do tell tales: Archaeologists ‘solve’ mysterious death on Bjørnøya with elementary clues, Sherlock

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It could be the ideal setting for CSI Svalbard, except these deadly mysteries are taking considerable longer than 60 minutes to solve.