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Chelsea-Area Farmer Donates Mammoth Remains to U-M

The owner of the partial mammoth skeleton uncovered near Chelsea last week decided on Monday to donate the bones to U-M for display and study. "This isn't just mine. It belongs to everybody," Bristle said at his farm southwest of Ann Arbor.

Joel Blum Honored with Distinguished University Professorship

Distinguished University Professorships recognize full or associate professors for exceptional scholarly or creative achievement, national and international reputation, and superior teaching skills.

Prof Dan Fisher led a team of U-M paleontologists excavated a mammoth near Ann Arbor on October 1.

They were able to recover about 20 percent of the animal's bones, including the skull and two tusks, numerous vertebrae and ribs, the pelvis and both shoulder blades.


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