A resident of Idaho found the mammoth Tusk in the quarry with gravel, near which passed the construction site. First Casey Keller took the find for a piece of old pipe or petrified wood, but later scholars have determined that this fragment of bone of an ancient animal age about 15 thousand years.
According to Keller, he removed a mammoth Tusk from the pit with gravel with an excavator, which came with the material for its construction.
According to historians, that the American gave his discovery, a fragment of bone belongs to the so-called mammoth Columbus. The so-called special kind of ancient mammals of the elephant family that lived on the territory of North America.
It was one of the largest mammoths, their height reached four meters and a weight of about 10 tons.