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Skulls as big as a car door found in Aspen

SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) - Researchers unearthing a slew of Ice Age era bones in western Colorado say they're baffled by a "bone bed" at an excavation site near Aspen. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science said Wednesday they've discovered five mastodon pelvises, two tusks and two skulls...

3 years 11 months ago

Mammoth dig continues in Aspen

Scientists from The Denver Museum of Nature and Science continue to excavate bones found during a reservoir construction project a couple of weeks ago. The first bones found belonged to a juvenile Columbian mammoth. An excavation began Tuesday at the Ziegler Reservoir outside of Snowmass Village. Almost immediately they...

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