Nova Scotia Archives

Nova Scotia Museum Artifacts from International Exhibitions

Mastodon tooth

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This small (juvenile) tooth was found near Baddeck, Cape Breton in 1859. As Curator of the Museum David Honeyman noted the specimen in the reports of the collection (1872), and in his publication Giants and Pigmies (1887).

Tags: fossil, Cape Breton

Reference: Nova Scotia Museum 860Gd.1.1           

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