Sharks swam in Alabama’s inland seas; now one is named for Bear Bryant.

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Bryant shark tooth Via- McWane Center

Imagine a time when Alabama was at least partially covered by a sea and huge woolly mammoths and mastodons roamed the land…and a shark now named after legend Paul “Bear”Bryant swam in the waters. Meet Cretalamna bryanti.

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Birmingham air pollution looks different today – but lives are still “at risk”

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Photo via Bhamwiki by LeRoy Woodson for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “Documerica” program

Air pollution in Birmingham looks very different than it used to.

Gone are the days of black sooty window sills and soiled shirts.

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