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Rare 6ft mammoth tusk discovered off the coast of Mersea Island.
Mammoths roamed the Earth more than 100,000 years ago and most populations of the ancient animal were wiped out by the most recent Ice Age.
They were roughly around the size of African elephants, weighed around six tonnes and were up to 10 feet tall.
Photograph from CITiZAN.
Photo: Mersea Museum - CITiZAN
Image ID CZN_001
Category 1 Mersea-->Events
This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.