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Mastodon remains found in Michigan may have been butchered

The 11,000-13,000-year-old remains of a mastodon found in Michigan bears evidence of being butchered by humans. The most complete ice age mastodon skeleton found in Michigan in decades was recovered last weekend by a team of University of Michigan researchers and teachers in Tuscola County in the state’s thumb region. The recovery,

Remains of butchered mastodon found in Ohio

An excavation of a mastodon skeleton found by a farmer in Ohio has unearthed flints and charcoal that could reveal that the carcass was butchered by Ice Age hunters. The bones mostly have been discovered on piles of rocks and gravel. The researchers have found bits of flint and lines of

Remains of butchered mastodon found in Tennessee

12,000-year-old Mastodon bones bearing evidence of ancient butchering marks have been found in Franklin, Tennessee. State archaeologists say discoveries unearthed in 2010 at a long-studied archaeological site known as Coats-Hines in Cool Springs reveal it to be one of only a few sites that show early man in this area hunted

Woolly mammoth excavation set to begin

Excavations are set to begin on the remains of woolly mammoths and mastodons found last month in Colorado. Crews from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science plan to start removing the bones Tuesday under an agreement reached with local officials. A bulldozer operator discovered some rib bones while working

Mastodon remains found in Tennessee backyard

The remains of what may be a mastodon have been unearthed in the backyard of a Tennessee home. Since last week, a team of archaeologists and Middle Tennessee State University students has hewn a trench about 10 feet deep into the cool clay of a suburban Williamson County backyard, bringing