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Snowmastodon’s past and our future

The Colorado town of Snowmass Village is trying to figure out what to do with its legacy of mastodons, mammoths and other extinct species unearthed from a reservoir site. This trove from the past is very much about our own species moving forward. Continue reading

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Climatic hip-swinging at Snowmass

Even as they hoisted giant mastodon bones over their shoulders, scientists gathered at 9,000 feet in Snowmass suspected the greatest value of the site would be what it could tell us about changing climates at high elevations.
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Snowmass paleontology update

Instead of yanking mastodon tusks from the mud Snowmass, scientists now are piecing together what the Ice Age site says about our own times. Continue reading

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