Woolly Mammoth tusk discovered on BLM Alaska’s North Slope

An adult male woolly mammoth navigates a mountain pass in Arctic Alaska 17,100 years ago. The image is produced from an original life-size painting by paleo artist James Havens. The painting is housed at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks. (Image by James Havens)
Mat Wooller, director of the Alaska Stable Isotope Facility, kneels among a collection of mammoth tusks at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. (Photo by JR Ancheta, University of Alaska Fairbanks)

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