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- Public sees South Lake Union mammoth tusk up close during Dino Day
People lined up around the Burke Museum building for Dino Day on Saturday, and one of the big draws was the Columbian mammoth tusk discovered in South Lake Union last month. "It was a very fascinating tusk and it was very big," 8-year-old Greison Deffer said after examining the fossil with his grandmother, April Heyn. The fossil weighs about 500 pounds in its plaster jacket and is estimated to ...
March 9, 2014 - KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
- Name the SLU mammoth
The public will get the chance to name the Columbian mammoth whose tusk was unearthed in South Lake Union
March 7, 2014 - seattlepi.com
- Help name a 20,000-year-old mammoth
Seattle construction workers had a rather strange Valentine's Day this year. While love birds around the city were gorging on chocolate, workers at an AMLI construction site in South Lake Union were unearthing a 20,000-year-old Columbian mammoth tusk, which is currently located at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. Now, the Burke Museum, AMLI and KING 5 are asking the public to ...
March 7, 2014 - KING5 Seattle