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Lake Jackson, Texas: Mammoth Tusks in a Restaurant

The massive tusks of "Asiel," a Columbian Mammoth, were unearthed in 2003 during excavation of a sand pit -- now a lake -- behind the restaurant.


330 N. Dixie Drive, Lake Jackson, TX
Asiel's. North edge of town, on the east side of Dixie Drive.
M-Sa 7am-9pm, Su 7am-2pm (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Asiel the Mammoth

The tusks of "Asiel," a Columbian Mammoth, are on display in a restaurant. The tusks were unearthed in 2003 during excavation of a cavernous sand pit. The sand pit is now Mammoth Lake, which is used for scuba diving and is located behind the restaurant.

[Patsy Lewis, 09/28/2021]

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