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Mammoth Fossils Found by Accident in Construction Site

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February 14, 2014
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A construction site in downtown Seattle has turned into the site of an archaeological dig after workers uncovered the tusk of a woolly mammoth believed to be at least 20 thousand years old. (Feb. 14) Video provided by AP


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