In the annals of paleontology, Snowmastodon holds a very special place. The site isn't only remarkable for what was discovered there - a dense Ice Age boneyard containing at least 35 mastodons, four mammoths, and numerous other fossils - but the fact that paleontologists and volunteers carefully excavated and documented the fossils in less than nine months. It's a great example of uncovering prehistory under pressure, and those hectic excavations of 2010-2011 are already starting to bear scientific fruit.

Thanks to a list of interdisciplinary researchers too long to name individually (just have a look at the author lists!), the journal Quaternary ...

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