Mastodon fossil may indicate earlier human presence in the Americas

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Mastodon fossil may indicate earlier human presence in the Americas

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1stellarexplorer
Redigeret: nov 30, 2016, 12:48am

A mammoth skeleton unearthed in Michigan appears to have been butchered by humans. The bones appear to date to 15,000 years before present. If this holds up, the date precedes the Clovis culture by several thousand years.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/nature/mammoth-discovery-could-revise-earliest...

2stellarexplorer
nov 30, 2016, 1:29am

Oops! The topic title should say "Mammoth ", not "Mastadon".

3PhaedraB
nov 30, 2016, 12:22pm

>2 stellarexplorer: That's ok. I have trouble telling them apart myself.

4clamairy
nov 30, 2016, 7:15pm

>1 stellarexplorer: Amazing, thank you. I love the phrase "shadowy pre-Clovis human." :o)
I had no clue about the growth rings in the tusks, either.