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Workers were in for a big surprise as they dug beneath the north end zone of Oregon State University’s football stadium this week. A crew member uncovered a 5-foot-long femur bone, believed to be from an ice age mammoth.

Loren Davis, an associate professor of anthropology at OSU, was called to the field to examine the femur and other bones. He tells Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti what these bones can tell us about the environment thousands of years ago.

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  • Loren Davis, associate professor of anthropology at Oregon State University.
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