Claim of mammoth bones brings treasure hunters to NYC river


              A skeleton of Mammuthus, the mammoth, is on display at the American Museum of Natural History, Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, in New York. The mammoths were larger than their relatives the wooly mammoths and lacked their long hair. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
            
              A skeleton of Mammuthus, the mammoth, is on display at the American Museum of Natural History, Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, in New York. The mammoths were larger than their relatives the wooly mammoths and lacked their long hair. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
            
              A skeleton of Mammuthus, the mammoth, is on display at the American Museum of Natural History, Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, in New York. The mammoths were larger than their relatives the wooly mammoths and lacked their long hair. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
            
              "Effie," the mummified remains of a baby woolly mammoth found in in Alaska in 1948 is on display at the American Museum of Natural History, Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, in New York. The 21,000-year-old specimen is a rare natural mummy, complete with skin, muscles, and other soft tissue that were preserved centuries ago within a frigid layer of moisture-blocking permafrost. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
            
              The East River viewed from the Upper East Side of the Manhattan borough of New York is seen Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Woolly mammoth tusks were allegedly dumped in the waterway in the mid 1900s. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
            
              The East River viewed from the Upper East Side of the Manhattan borough of New York is seen Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Woolly mammoth tusks were allegedly dumped in the waterway in the mid 1900s. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
            
              A commuter ferry makes its way down the East River on the the Upper East Side of the Manhattan borough of New York on Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, where woolly mammoth tusks were allegedly dumped in the mid 1900s. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Claim of mammoth bones brings treasure hunters to NYC river