Construction Workers In Florida Find Prehistoric Animal Fossil Estimated To Be Thousands Years Old
By Fox News // August 11, 2018
believed to be a bone fragment from a mastodon or mammoth
CAPE CORAL, FLORIDA (FOX NEWS) – A construction crew in Cape Coral, Fla., in June discovered what is believed to be a bone fragment from a mastodon or mammoth, a report released Friday said.
The fragment was discovered underground by crews working on the city’s utilities expansion project, The Fort Myers News-Press reported. It is believed to be a part of the animal’s humerus bone, according to The Cape Coral Daily Breeze.
It is not entirely clear how old the find is; The News-Press reported it could be more than two million years old, while NBC2 put it at somewhere between 12,000 and 250,000 years.
What’s more, archaeologists think there could be more fossils in the area.
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