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Opinion

Rock doc: Ancient poop yields clues

By From page A4 | May 09, 2012

Bruce Davitt holds a vial of mammoth poop. Courtesy photo

My favorite epoch in Earth history is the Ice Age, the time in which saber tooth tigers and giant mastodons roamed the world. The Ice Age ended 10,000 years ago when – quite abruptly – the bitter temperatures of the time gave way to our present, balmy epoch.

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