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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.
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