Mammoth Skeleton Unearthed in Oklahoma
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
ENID, OKLAHOMA—Workers installing a natural gas line in northern Oklahoma accidentally uncovered the skeleton of a 50,000-year-old mammoth. Archaeologists and geographers from Oklahoma State University involved in a study that aims to reconstruct the prehistoric habitat of mammoths excavated the fossilized remains. “We are really fortunate to be involved in excavating such a find, and the mammoth’s fossilized remains are in very good condition for this type of removal and reassembly,” said Oklahoma State geographer Dale Lightfoot.
Maya land sharks, exotic libations in Ghana, Viking toy ship, Abu Dhabi’s Neolithic building boom, and the world’s oldest silk
How the Maya kings made it rain