Mastodon http://kunc.org en Student Discovers Mastodon Tooth In His Backyard http://kunc.org/post/student-discovers-mastodon-tooth-his-backyard An Oklahoma teacher asked her fifth graders to each bring in a rock. One student brought in a stone that looked like a tooth. It turns out it was a tooth, according to the Muskogee Daily Phoenix. The tooth may up to 40 million years old. Thu, 17 May 2012 10:58:00 +0000 27430 at http://kunc.org Scientists Begin Studying Fossil Bones at Denver Museum http://kunc.org/post/scientists-begin-studying-fossil-bones-denver-museum <p>Scientists have wrapped up most of their excavations of rare, ice-age fossils at a reservoir near Snowmass Village, and most of the fossils have been transported to the <a href="http://www.dmns.org">Denver Museum of Nature and Science </a>where they&rsquo;ll be studied for the next several years. Tue, 12 Jul 2011 20:13:36 +0000 Kirk Siegler 11116 at http://kunc.org Scientists Begin Studying Fossil Bones at Denver Museum Snowmass Fossil Dig Resumes http://kunc.org/post/snowmass-fossil-dig-resumes <p>Last fall, construction workers discovered a fossil while expanding a reservoir outside Snowmass Village. Turns out that bone lead researchers to what&rsquo;s become one of the world&#39;s most significant fossil discoveries, and Tuesday the Denver Museum of Nature and Science resumed the dig with plans to finish what they started.</p><p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunc/local-kunc-969203.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunc/local-kunc-969203.mp3</a></p><p> Tue, 17 May 2011 21:19:57 +0000 Kirk Siegler 8204 at http://kunc.org Snowmass Fossil Dig Resumes