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Rockhound finds Ice Age tusk in Perris flood channel

Greg Riecke, a part-time plumber who says he regularly combs the riverbed behind his home with a metal detector, inspects the tusk he found that experts say may date to the last Ice Age.
Greg Riecke, a part-time plumber who says he regularly combs the riverbed behind his home with a metal detector, inspects the tusk he found that experts say may date to the last Ice Age.


2009-01-20 - Perris, United States , JULISSA McKINNON

What started as an afternoon of rockhounding in the riverbed behind his Perris home ended with Greg Riecke discovering a tusk that experts say likely dates back to the last Ice Age -- 16,000 to 2 million years ago. Upon inspection, an archaeologist and paleontologist from a Hemet museum believe the 4-foot long tusk belonged to either a mammoth or a mastodon, two extinct ancestors of the modern-day elephant. Riecke, a part-time plumber who regularly combs the flood channel for gold with a metal d...



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