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In October and November 1924, a scientific expedition led by Samuel Hubbard, curator of archaeology at the Oakland Museum, Charles W Gilmore, curator of vertebrate paleontology at the United States National Museum, and funded by the oil magnate about to be discredited, E. L. Doheny, went to Havasuapi Canyon in northern Arizona to search for evidence of prehistoric man. Hubbard and Doheny had visited this area before, Doheny as a young prospector and Hubbard as a scientist.
Following the "Tobocobe Trail" to where it intersects with Lee Canyon, the party soon discovered what they described as "wall pictures," figures scratched long, long ago depicting the local fauna.The most spectacular of these pictures was one of a dinosaur, identified by them as Diplodocus, standing upright. Just as spectacular, however, were other discoveries in the canyon. In Hubbard's words: "On the same wall with the dinosaur pictograph, and about 16 feet from it, we found a pictograph representing an animal which was evidently intended for an elephant, attacking a large man. The elephant is striking the man on the top of his head with its trunk. The wavy line represents water into which the man has retreated up to his knees. Both arms are upraised and the fingers are visible on one hand. . . . Because there are no tusks indicated our surmise is that it is a cow elephant."24 This pictograph scene accurately depicts the manner in which scholars believe that man hunted the mammoth an ambush at a waterhole; and in southern Arizona there are several sites which have man and mammoth remains together in an obvious hunting format, with butchering marks on the mammoth's bones...
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Grand Canyon T-rex petroglyph