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The fossil is waterlogged and needs to slowly dry, a process that could take at least 12 months.  (Photo courtesy of the Burke Museum)

Mammoth Tusk To Be Displayed In March

The fossilized mammoth tusk discovered at a Seattle construction site will reveal its age, gender and life story, but probably not for another year.

CBS Seattle–02/26/2014

Replicas of a mammoth (Photo by Krafft Angerer/Getty Images)

Mammoth Tusk May Be Largest Found In Seattle Area

The mammoth tusk found this week at a construction site appears to be the largest and most intact mammoth fossil ever uncovered in the Seattle area, experts say.

CBS Seattle–02/14/2014

file photo of a mammoth tusk discovered in Colorado (photo credit: Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

Ice Age Fossil Found In South Lake Union

A woolly mammoth tusk was unearthed at a construction site in South Lake Union Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–02/12/2014

Screen grab of "the only fossil ever discovered that shows a spider attacking prey in its web. Preserved in amber, it's about 100 million years old." (Credit: Oregon State University)

100 Million-Year-Old Spider Attack Preserved In Unique Fossil

Experts at Oregon State University have discovered a one-of-a-kind fossil in which an ancient spider is forever frozen in the process of attacking its prey.

10/09/2012

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