Ancient Native Americans Ate Pachyderms; Site Challenges Theory of Where New World Culture Began

July 14, 2014 9:41 PM

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Ancient Native Americans Ate Pachyderms; Site Challenges Theory of Where New World Culture Began

Bones of the four-tusked gomphothere turned up at an ancient site.

At a Mexican site known as the End of the World, archaeologists have unearthed a Native American first: the bones of two extinct elephant-like animals that sported four tusks apiece, surrounded by 13,400-year-old spear points.

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