Seattle mammoth tusk removed from South Lake Union site

The developer of a new apartment complex has agreed to allow the Burke Museum to remove a fossilized mammoth tusk discovered at a South Lake Union construction site earlier this week.

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A fossilized mammoth tusk that was found earlier in the week sits at the bottom of a construction site Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Seattle. Paleontologists with the Burke Museum are working with the building contractor to remove the tusk. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Photo by Elaine Thompson
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Original article: Seattle mammoth tusk removed from South Lake Union site



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