Boy discovers a 1.2 million-year-old Stegomastodon Fossil in Las Cruces, N.M.
A 10-year old boy accidental discovered in the Las Cruces desert a rare, in New Mexico, a mostly intact 1.2 million year-old stegomastodon skull.
After the family contacted NMSU biology professor Peter Houde, the jaw and two pieces of tusk were taken to the Vertebrate Museum at NMSU.
Then in May, the family joined a team who worked for about a week, to unearth the skull.
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