Mammoth discovery

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POSTED: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 6:00pm

UPDATED: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 6:09pm

Construction on future building, unearths a piece of prehistoric past. John Langeler reports.

(KING) A Ice Age tusk was been found thirty feet below a housing development in Seattle Tuesday morning.

Construction crews preparing to lay concrete made the discovery on land at the corner of Mercer and Pontius.

Paleontologists from the Burke Museum were called by the contractor, and indicated confidence it "represents a tusk from an Ice Age mammoth."

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