Juvenile Mammoth Bones in Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument (TUSK)

Image: Juvenile Mammoth Bones in Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument (TUSK)

Detailed Description

Bones of a juvenile mammoth spilling out of the ground in Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument (TUSK). USGS scientists are currently investigating geologic deposits exposed throughout TUSK to determine how the springs and marshes that attracted the animals responded to climate change in the past.

Details

Image Dimensions: 720 x 540

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Location Taken: Las Vegas, NV, US