Exposed mammoth bones in Las Vegas Valley

Exposed mammoth bones in Las Vegas Valley

Detailed Description

Bones of a juvenile Columbian mammoth eroding out of sediments dating to ~14,400 years before present. In all, SBCMscientists discovered and collected more than 500 fossil localities and curated 20,000+ fossils from the upper Las Vegas Wash. (Photograph courtesy of Eric Scott.)

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Image Dimensions: 720 x 540

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