Mastodon http://www.kplu.org en Tests on mastodon bone vindicate WSU prof http://www.kplu.org/post/tests-mastodon-bone-vindicate-wsu-prof <p>Modern tests have vindicated the theory of a now-retired Washington State University professor who found a mastodon bone in Sequim in 1977 with a shaft sticking in it.</p><p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:01:17 +0000 The Associated Press 3034 at http://www.kplu.org Tests on mastodon bone vindicate WSU prof What slew mastodon found in Washington could be revolution http://www.kplu.org/post/what-slew-mastodon-found-washington-could-be-revolution More than 13,000 years ago, hairy elephant-like creatures with giant tusks roamed North America. These mastodons were hunted by some of the earliest people to live here, and scientists recently learned a bit more about those mysterious cultures by taking a new look at an old mastodon bone.<p>This particular mastodon took his last breath in what is now the state of Washington, on the north side of the Olympic Mountains. His bones rested underground until the late 1970s. Thu, 20 Oct 2011 21:24:46 +0000 Nell Greenfieldboyce 2955 at http://www.kplu.org What slew mastodon found in Washington could be revolution