Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breed
An Austrian museum team has recovered two giant tusks and other remnants of what experts say are apparently the remains of a rare mammoth breed, after construction crews unearthed them while working on an Austrian freeway.
|An employee of Vienna's Museum of Natural History works on tusk of a mammoth |
[Credit: Dr. Ursula Goehlich/Museum of Natural History via AP]
Museum expert Oleg Mandic describes the discovery as "pretty sensational."
Source: The Associated Press [August 29, 2016]