May 09, 2021

Museum of Natural History

  1. October 18, 2016

    Team recovers ‘most complete Michigan mastodon skeleton’ in decades

    The most complete ice age mastodon skeleton found in Michigan since the 1940s was recovered this month from the state’s Thumb region by a team led by U-M researchers.

  2. September 26, 2016

    Thumb-area teachers to help U-M scientists dig mastodon bones

    Ten Thumb-area teachers will help U-M paleontologists unearth the remains of an 11,000- to 13,000-year-old mastodon next month in Tuscola County, Michigan. 

  3. April 15, 2016

    Museum of Natural History kicks off ‘mammoth’ crowdfunding effort

    The Museum of Natural History is asking the public to help fund efforts to publicly display the remains of a mammoth found on a Chelsea farm last fall.

  4. October 5, 2015

    Chelsea-area farmer donates mammoth remains to U-M

    The owner of the partial mammoth skeleton that was uncovered near Chelsea last week is donating the bones to U-M for public display and further study.