A potential mammoth bone was just lately found at a building web site in Cape Coral, Florida.
The bone, probably a fossilized tusk, is “about 12,000 years previous as a minimum,” David Carr, an archeologist and government director on the Archeological and Historic Conservancy in Fort Lauderdale, informed Fox Information on Thursday.
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Nonetheless, Carr famous that specialists together with his group haven’t but analyzed the fossil, so “it’s troublesome for us to come back to a definitive conclusions” concerning what precisely it’s and the way previous it might be.
Lindsey Shipers informed Fox four her husband discovered the fossil whereas digging within the building zone.
“He was simply digging with a machine and got here throughout it,” she stated. “It is wonderful. It is simply one thing you do not discover day-after-day.”
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The information comes months after the invention of what’s believed to be a bone fragment from a mastodon or mammoth. The information station reported each fossils have been present in the identical space.