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The Ohberg Mastodon "Matilda" assembled

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The Ohberg Mastodon "Matilda" assembled

Description

The Ohberg Mastodon known as "Matilda" from Highland Lakes, NJ fully assembled. First discovered in 1954 when Gus Ohberg was expanding his pond. The line operator Archibald McMurty thought he had found a log. When a similar log was brought up shortly after the New Jersey State Museum was called. The Mastodon was on exhibit at the New Jersey State Museum until 2012 when it was taken down to preserve the fossils. The Mastodon is in the museums permeant collection.

Creator

Unkown

Source

Booklet published by the Department of Education New Jersey called A New Jersey Mastodon.

Publisher

NJ Department of Education

Date

1964-06

Contributor

Hearon, Jennifer

Rights

Contact the New Jersey State Museum for permission to use.

Format

PDF

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1960s, Trenton

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