The Ohberg Mastodon "Matilda" assembled
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.
Booklet published by the Department of Education New Jersey called A New Jersey Mastodon.
NJ Department of Education
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