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February 13, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Mammoth tusk found in South Lake Union headed to the Burke

The Burke Museum has announced that it’ll begin excavation this afternoon of the mammoth tusk that was discovered Tuesday at a dig for an apartment complex in South Lake Union. The museum reached an agreement with AMLI Residential, a multi-billion-dollar company with apartments nationwide, to take possession of the tusk that was found at…

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February 11, 2014 at 6:10 PM

What’s believed to be mammoth tusk found in S. Lake Union area

A tusk that paleontologists believe came from an Ice Age mammoth was discovered while workers were digging at a construction site in South Lake Union today, according to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. The tusk was found on private property, so the landowner will decide what to do with it. Burke Museum paleontologists…

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