From Mammoth Bone discoverer to upcoming musician

Sony B to perform at Mammoth Festival


Sonny Johnson, also known as Sonny B, lays with the Mammoth bone he found 1/4 mile from his house in Burr Oak when he was 12 years old. Nineteen-year-old, Sonny B, now makes music. He has grown in talent since his discovery of the mammoth bone.

You may recognize the name Sonny Johnson from his discovery of a Mammoth bone in 2016 when he was just 12 years old. He found the bone while he was out shed hunting (deer antler hunting) about one-fourth mile from his home. He first thought a part of the bone was a rock, but his dad, John Johnson, recognized it as a bone. A palentologist was called. He came from the University of Kansas to help with the excavation. This discovery was one of the inspirations that developed into the Mammoth Festival which is now an annual Jewell County event. This year the Mammoth Festival will take place Friday...

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