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Skeletons of over 60 mammoths found under construction site of future Mexico airport

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The remains of more than 60 mammoths have been unearthed by the archaeologists at a spot near the near Mexico City where a new airport is under construction, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. They are believed to be more than 35,000 years old. The SMH quoted Pedro Francisco Sanchez Nava from the National Institute of Anthropology and History said that nearly all the bones belong to a species known as the Columbian mammoth.