Mammoth at Metro Talismán

Talismán is a subway/metro station along Line 4 of the Mexico City Metro, located in Gustavo A. Madero borough.

The station logo depicts a stylised image of a mammoth, with raised trunk and tusks. During the construction of this station, the fossilised remains of a mammoth (Mammuthus meridionalis) were dug up by an excavation crew.

The fossil is now exhibited in a display in the station.The station was opened on 29 August 1981. Talismán also means “amulet”, and an elephant with a raised trunk is considered a good luck symbol.

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