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8-foot-long stegodon tusk found in Pakistan

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: An ancient tusk was found by scientists in Pakistan, offering clues to the history of the stegodon, an elephant-like animal that roamed over 1 million years ago. An ancient tusk unearthed in Pakistan could hold clues to the evolution of the modern elephant. The intact tusks are rare, and this specimen should contribute to the understanding of the stegodon, a distant cousin to the modern elephant thought to have roamed the earth around 1.1 million years ago…Read More