Rare Intact Mammoth Skeleton is Donated to Perot Museum

Wayne McEwen’s 138-acre farm in southern Ellis County produces hay, cattle and — from the gravel pit on his property — the occasional arrowhead or shark tooth.

His son and grandson were gathering road bedding material from the pit in May when McEwen’s excavator hit something even more rare: a 6-foot mammoth tusk. It was the first clue to what would become an unusual paleontological find.

CLICK HERE to read more about the amazing discovery in The Dallas Morning News.

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