40,000 year old mammoth found in USA

A family in Texas stumbled upon an amazing discovery while digging a gravel pit. The remains of a woolly mammoth, estimated as being 40,000 years old.

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The mammoth is extremely well preserved and is 90% complete. The animal is said to have been female and had fallen on its side and died.

The mammoth will be on display at the Perot museum at some point in September.

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