Oregon State finds mammoth bones under stadium

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Oregon State construction workers make large, old discovery at Reser Stadium
Wednesday January 27th, 2016

Offensive lineman Sosaia Tauaho is currently the heaviest player of the Oregon State football team at 6'3", 346 pounds, but the Beavers recently discovered a far larger beast used to roam Reser Stadium.

The university, which is currently expanding its football facilities, made a prehistoric find in the form of a mammoth femur bone. 

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In addition to the mammoth, the excavation unearthed the remains of a bison and “some kind of camel or horse,” according to a release from the school.

[Larry Brown Sports]

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