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A recent study published on Wednesday shows that giant cave bears froze to death during the last Ice Age in Europe about 28,000 years ago and were not hunted into extinction by man thousands of years later â€” as scientists previously thought.
The American lion (Panthera leo atrox or P. atrox) is also known as the North American lion, American cave lion, or Naegele’s giant jaguar. It is an extinct species that was native to North America and the northwestern parts of South America during the Pleistocene era. It lived up to eleven thousand years ago. During the last interglacial period in North America (the Sangamonian Stage), the American lion’s range included the Americas south of Alaska. The earliest fossils of these big cats...
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