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Mammoth discovery made in northeast Oklahoma

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Posted at 4:04 PM, Mar 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-28 08:01:38-04

ALVA, Okla. - The Oklahoma Archeological Survey has gained a lot of attention recently after posting a photo of a mammoth skull recently unearthed in a sand pit north of Alva, Oklahoma.

We received a call this week about a mammoth skull that was unearthed in a sand pit north of Alva in the northwestern...

Posted by Oklahoma Archeological Survey on Friday, March 25, 2016

According to the post, the skull is that of a Columbian mammoth. The skull was deposited on a river channel sandbar.

The agency says there is no sign of "cultural association" or any "other skeletal elements." At this time, it is unclear just how old the skull is.

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