archaeology

Boy Literally Stumbles Upon Rare Fossil of Prehistoric Animal

Jude Sparks poses with the jawbone of a stegomastodon he discovered while hiking in the desert in Las Cruces, N.M., with his family. (Peter Houde)
Jude Sparks poses with the jawbone of a stegomastodon he discovered while hiking in the desert in Las Cruces, N.M., with his family. (Peter Houde)

Ten-year-old Jude Sparks was hiking in the desert near Las Cruces in New Mexico with his family in November when he tripped over something extraordinary—a...




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