'The find of the century': Mammoth tooth that may be 3 million years old washes up on the Essex coast
A mammoth tooth, believed to be up three million years old, has been found on an Essex beach.
The artefact was discovered at the Naze on the Essex coast.
While some experts say the tooth could be up to three million years old, one believes it may be much younger, at around 50,000 years old.
WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY Professor Adrian Lister, lead mammoth at London's Natural History Museum told MailOnline that the tooth may not be quite as old as 3 million years.
‘It is an upper molar of a mammoth, probably woolly mammoth.
'It is not as old as 3 million years old – it’s impossible to be precise... read more
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