Burke Museum celebrates 'Dino Day' with mammoth tusk

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Dino Day
It's Dino Day at the Burke Museum. They have a special guest-or part of one. "It looks like a log," quipped one fifth grader. Seattle's newly dug mammoth tusk is on partial display. The tusk has to be slowly dried over an 8-12 month period, so most of it and soon - all of it must be kept covered. Pretty impressive, covered or not. "This is our Super Bowl," said Bax Barton, research associate. The crowd isn't drawn as much by the tusk itself as by the chance to see and be photographed with something a couple a hundred-thousand-years-old. (KOMO PHOTOS: Stephen Ramaley)