130,000-year-old mastodon remains could rewrite story of how humans first came to the Americas

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:21 in Paleontology & Archaeology

The ancient humans who came across the mastodon carcass in present-day Southern California quickly went to work on its remains. They pounded the bones open with heavy stone hammers and anvils, gathering raw material for new tools and harvesting the animal’s nutrient-rich marrow. The remains of...

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