Mastodon tusk excavation, Palos Verdes Peninsula, California.

Abstract/Description: Image shows view several men digging out an eight-foot-long tusk of a mastodon, determined to be a large specimen of an Imperial Elephant. The fossil was discovered at the edge of the bluff just northwest of Malaga Cove School in April of 1927 by Dr. F.H. Racer of Lomita. The tusk was mounted in plaster of Paris and shellacked for exhibit in the sales office at Malaga Cove.
Subject(s): Paleontology
Mastodons
Animals, Fossil
Date Created: 1927-05-00