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Ice Age mammoth tusk discovered by construction workers in Seattle

Feb 13, 2014

Ice Age mammoth tusk discovered by construction workers in Seattle

Construction workers digging in a Seattle neighborhood have found the curved tusk of a mammoth, an ancient elephant relative that inhabited North America at least 10,000 years ago during the Ice Age. #Archaeology #Fossils #Mammoth #Seattle #Ice Age #Pleistocene epoch #South Lake Union #paleontologists #Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture #tusk #Seattle construction site
Humans probably caused Ice Age mammals to go extinct

Nov 04, 2011

Humans probably caused Ice Age mammals to go extinct

It's now confirmed. Both humans and climate change were responsible for the mass extinction of iconic Ice Age mammals, such as the woolly rhinoceros and the woolly mammoth, 50,000 years ago, a new study has revealed. #BuzzPatrol #IceAge #Woolly rhinoceros #Woolly mammoth