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Nearly complete mammoth skeleton found on Michigan soy farm


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University of Michigan professor Daniel Fisher confirmed the find on Wednesday, and spent the whole day extracting the site. Fisher thinks the mammoth is between 11,000 and 15,000 years old, and had been butchered by early humans and left in a pond to preserve its meat.

I'm in awe that wooly mammoths lived 11,000 years ago. That seems so recent. 

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