Two boys actually playing outdoors find huge dino bone12/15/2012
Kids, when's the last time you did something this cool on your Xbox? Eric Stamatin and Andrew Gainariu, 11-year-old cousins from Michigan were — gasp! — playing outside, building a dam in the stream behind Stamatin's house. A rough-looking object they unearthed turned out to be a vertebrae from a mastodon, a mammoth-like creature that has been extinct for over 10,000 years. Gainariu suspected it was a dinosaur bone ("I have always been fascinated with bones," he said) a hunch that was confirmed by paleontologist John Zawiskie. "We were like psyched," Stamatin said. "I think we're the first [11-year-olds] in Michigan to find a bone."
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Have you ever made a cool discovery like this?