Jefferson County’s Windward Students Dig for Mastodon Bones

Danell Mackey
Jefferson County’s Windward Students...

Teacher Elisa Weiss talks to students about the bones already uncovered, with Zeke Banks, 9, observing. Photo credit: Danell Mackey

Students, family, and teachers from Windward School start the dig in Chimacum. Photo credit: Danell Mackey

From left: Ruby Groussman, 8, digs in a trench for bones, with help from Yemma Kubica, and Matilda Shaw, 5. Photo credit: Danell Mackey

Ruby Groussman, 8, holds a mastodon tooth that she unearthed. Photo credit: Danell Mackey

Zeke Banks, 9, holds a shard of bone that he found in Chimacum. Photo credit: Danell Mackey


Students hover over a dig site where a mastodon bone is being unearthed. Photo credit: Danell Mackey

Ellis Coyan, 6, holds a molar tooth from a mastodon. Photo credit: Danell Mackey

Evan Mackey, 12, holds up a mastodon molar tooth to emphasize the size. Photo credit: Danell Mackey

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