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Discovering Our Prehistoric Creature – Highline Heritage Museum
July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmLecture $10 for Museum members, $15 general admission
February 14, 1961, while working on a runway at Sea-Tac International Airport, Gordon Simmons of Sellen Construction Company spots bones sticking out of a recently excavated 14-foot-deep hole dug for an anchor for a lighting tower. They found a giant sloth known as Megalonyx jeffersonii. The extinct animal lived around 12,600 years ago!