Boy, 10, unearths 1.2 million-year-old fossil

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionA 10-year-old boy accidentally discovered a rare, nearly intact 1.2 million-year-old fossil while playing in the desert. “I was running farther up and I tripped on part of the tusk,” Jude Sparks told the Las Cruces Sun-News. “My face landed next to the ..

Boy, 10, unearths 1.2 million-year-old fossil

Austin American-StatesmanA 10-year-old boy accidentally discovered a rare, nearly intact 1.2 million-year-old fossil while playing in the desert. “I was running farther up and I tripped on part of the tusk,” Jude Sparks told the Las Cruces Sun-News. “My face landed next to the ..

9-year-old’s stumble leads to million-year-old fossil discovery

SFGateNine-year-old Jude Sparks was playing with his brother in the New Mexican desert when he tripped and landed beside a massive skull. “I didn’t know what it was,” Sparks, now aged 10, told El Paso ABC affiliate KVIA. “I just knew it wasn’t usual.” Sparks Boy finds 1.2 million-year-old fossil while playing outside ..

A 9-Year-Old Tripped, Fell and Discovered a Million-Year-Old Fossil

New York TimesWhile out for a walk with his family in Las Cruces, N.M., in November, Jude had been running to hide from his younger brothers when he tripped and fell. He found himself face to face with something that, he said, looked like “fossilized wood.” “It was 9-year-old’s stumble leads to million-year-old fossil discovery ..

Kid trips over discovery of million-year-old fossil

New York PostA family outing turned into a major archaeological discovery by one New Mexico 10-year-old who literally stumbled on a million-year-old dinosaur fossil. Jude Sparks was hiking the rugged New Mexico desert some five miles east of Las Cruces by the …A 9-Year-Old Tripped, Fell and Discovered a Million-Year-Old Fossil ..