Why Was This Ancient Tusk 150 Miles From Land, 10,000 Feet Deep?

In a breach of our principles, we are covering our first article from a ‘popular’ news source (The New York Times). We chose to do this as we believe that the article-at-hand is of tremendous importance; the tusk of one of our distant ancestors has been discovered! What makes this encounter so noteworthy is the extraordinary setting in which the tusk was found: “[T]he remains of a mammoth, or any ancient mammal for that matter, have never been found in waters so deep.” Read full article here


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