Burke Museum shows off Seattle's mammoth tusk

On February 12, construction workers using a backhoe discovered an 8.5 foot mammoth tusk below the earth in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood.

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On February 12, construction workers using a backhoe discovered an 8.5 foot mammoth tusk below the earth in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood. Rather than keep the discovery, property owners handed the tusk off to Burke Museum.
Photo by (MyNorthwest/Stephanie Klein)
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