March 30, 2013 | nationalgeographic.com
Photo of the Day
Photograph by Evgenia Arbugaeva, National Geographic
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Siberian hunter Slava Dolbaev uses a spear to dig out a corkscrewed mammoth tusk from a coastal ice cliff. Prying loose a single tusk can take hours, even days. Tusk hunters often leave colored beads or silver jewelry as offerings to local spirits.