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California dam construction unearths collection of 20 million-year-old fossils

California dam construction unearths collection of 20...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2014

Since construction began in 2011 on the new dam for the Calaveras Reservoir near Malpitas, California, construction crews and paleontologists ...

Construction worker uncovers mammoth tusk from Ice Age (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Construction worker uncovers mammoth tusk from Ice Age...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2014

While excavating for plumbing trenches on the jobsite of a high-rise apartment complex in the Seattle, Washington neighborhood of south ...

Backhoe operator discovers rare 35-foot dinosaur fossil

Backhoe operator discovers rare 35-foot dinosaur fossil

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 09, 2013

After all the interesting bones and artifacts discovered on jobsites this year alone, we're beginning to wonder what archaeologists would ...

Teeth from one of the baleen whale fossils. Credit: Cooper Archaeological and Paleontological Center

Construction crew uncovers fossils of four new whale...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 22, 2013

  Construction crews on both coasts of the U.S. have been doing double duty as archaeologists as of late. First was a ...

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