October 2005
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/21/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 7, p6
Reports on the discovery of a Columbian mammoth fossil by California resident Roger Castillo along the banks of the Guadalupe River in the area in 2005. Confirmation of scientists regarding the fossil; Information on Columbian mammoths.


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