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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Julie Stein, center, University of Washington's Burke Museum executive director, addresses media members with Christian Sidor, left, the museum's curator of vertebrate paleontology, and Scott Koppelman, builder Amli Residential vice president, above the site where a fossilized mammoth tusk was found earlier in the week Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Seattle. (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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