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Seattle construction workers unearth mammoth tusk

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SEATTLE — A Seattle museum official says construction workers have found a tusk from an ice age mammoth.

KIRO-TV reports that the construction workers stopped digging when they found the fossil and called the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.

The museum’s Christian Sidor said Tuesday that museum experts have examined the fossil and, in his words, “we are confident that it represents a tusk from an ice age mammoth.”

Since the fossil was found recently on private property…

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