Mastodon Bones Found in Michigan Backyard

January 14, 2015 3:58 PM

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Two men from Michigan have unearthed the bones that belonged to a giant Ice Age creature, the distant relative of the modern-day elephant, the mastodon. The bones were right in the backyard of one of the two men.

Daniel LaPoint Jr., a contractor, and Eric Witzke live in Bellevue, Michigan and were working in Witzke’s backyard when they noticed something strange poking out of the earth. When they approached it they saw that what was coming out of the earth was a very big rib bone. Over the course of two days ...

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