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Mammoth Count is now 61 at the Mammoth Site

7/12/2013
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Dr. Agenbroad, the Principal Investigator and Site Director, of the Mammoth Site announced that the 121 tusk has been discovered at The Mammoth Site.

Willow Nguy, a third-year Screenwasher and part-time excavator, for the Dr. Agenbroad’s Earthwatch crew discovered the 121 tusk towards the eastern end of the sinkhole on the afternoon of July 10th.  

To date 61 mammoths (58 Columbian and 3 woolly) have been discovered as well as 85 other species of animals, plants, and several unidentified insects.

Earthwatch volunteers will be continuing their excavation at The Mammoth Site through July 26th.  Visitors can experience the working paleontological site/museum and observe the continuing excavations by the Earthwatch volunteers and Mammoth Site staff.

The Mammoth Site is open daily from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. with the last tour leaving at 7:00 p.m.  

“In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, and familial status.

 

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