Construction workers digging in Seattle's south Lake Union area have found a tusk from an Woolly Mammoth, according to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.
Q13 FOX reported:
"Burke Museum paleontologists have examined the fossil and we are confident that it represents a tusk from an ice age mammoth," Christian Sidor, the museum's curator of vertebrate paleontology, said later that day.
"Because the fossil is on private property and does not seem to be associated with an archaeological site, it is up to the landowner to decide what they would like to do with the tusk," Sidor said. "We are happy to excavate the fossil if the landowner would like to take that step."
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Bad Tip of the Day: Think you've seen some bad tips in your day? A customer at Bimbo's Cantina on Seattle's Capitol Hill left behind negative two dollars and a rude comment about his waitress's weight.
Server Victoria Liss says she brought a couple some chips and salsa with guacamole and a double-decker pork taco as well as some drinks, which totalled $28.68.
She explains the rest:
On the first part of his $28.68 tab he wrote in "$2