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A family in Iowa has found almost an entire skeleton of a wooly mammoth, a 14,000-year-old creature from the ice age. It ...
started two years ago when they stumbled upon the tip of five-foot-long femur buried in the backyard. (June 6)
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[Location - Date:Oskaloosa, IA -- June 5, 2012][Source:WOI][VO:]TWO YEARS AGO ... THIS IOWA RESIDENT MADE A HUGE DISCOVERY ... TO SAY THE LEAST.[Notes:NATS UP John, Found Femur "Holy cow, look at the size of that thing!"]JOHN AND HIS FRIENDS WERE DIGGING IN HIS BACKYARD... WHEN SOMETHING CAUGHT HIS EYE ... [Notes:SOT John, Found Femur: "I could see a marrow line around the edge of this and I said boys, that's a bone...that's a really big bone."]JUST HOW BIG?[Notes:NATS UP John, Found Femur (No last name given for privacy): "Hold the door open."]**THAT'S** THE FEMUR BONE OF A PREHISTORIC WOOLY MAMMOTH...ROUGHLY FIVE FEET LONG ... BURIED FOR SOME 12 THOUSAND YEARS..[Notes:NATS UP John, Found Femur: "This is the first bone."]AND THIS WAS JUST THE BEGINNING.[Notes:NATS UP digger "oh...OH! I hit something else!"]JOHN ENLISTED EXPERT HELP FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA.[Notes:NATS UP someone digging "It's bone...yeah it is..good good!"]THE TEAM ALSO DISCOVERED PREHISTORIC VERTABRAE AND RIBS...[Notes:NATS UP John, Found Femur: "Sometimes I get tired of moving bones around from one spot to the other."]SINCE ALL THE BONES WERE FOUND ON JOHN'S PROPERTY ... THEY BELONG TO HIM.PROBLEM IS ... THEY'RE QUICKLY FILLING UP HIS LIVING ROOM.[Notes:SOT John, Found Femur: "heh, build another room off the side of the home and put it together? I don't know, I haven't decided yet."]JOHN AND THE TEAM HAVE NO PLANS TO STOP DIGGING ANYTIME SOON...THEY'RE HOPING TO UNCOVER THE MAMMOTH'S HEAD IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.[SIGOUT/REPORTER, LOCATION, ASSOCIATED PRESS](****END****) ANCHOR VOICE: Nicole Grether-------------------------VIDEO PRODUCER: Nicole Grether---------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: WOI-----------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: dstarddard----------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: Courtesy WOI ----------------------------------MARKET EMBARGO (S): None--------------------------------SCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE: BC-ABCN1:wsMammothBonesIA