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News Release, Kansas Geological Survey, Feb. 14, 2005

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During excavations at the Sherman County Paleoindian site, mammoth and camel bones (foreground) were discovered about 4 m (12 ft) below the surface. These bones are about 12,300 years old and may represent a pre-Clovis archaeological horizon (photograph by Rolfe Mandel).

Mammoth bones, several feet in length, exposed after excavation.

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Story by Rex Buchanan
Kansas Geological Survey, Public Outreach