Texas family to part ways with skeleton of mammoth found on its farm

August 27, 2014 5:34 AM

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Texas family to part ways with skeleton of mammoth found on its farm

DALLAS (Reuters) - A North Texas family, who discovered the skeleton of a 20,000- to 40,000-year-old mammoth while mining through sediment on their farm, is preparing to turn over the remains to a local museum.

In May, Wayne McEwen and his family were gathering material from a gravel pit on their property, south of Dallas, when his son struck a 6-foot (1.8 meter) tusk while operating an excavator.

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