cave bear


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cave bear

n.
A large extinct bear (Ursus spelaeus) of the Pleistocene Epoch. Most fossils have been found in caves in Europe.
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There were times, too, when faced by a mighty cave bear, a saber-toothed tiger, or huge felis spelaea, black-maned and terrible, even my powerful rifle seemed pitifully inadequate--but fortune favored me so that I passed unscathed through adventures that even the recollection of causes the short hairs to bristle at the nape of my neck.
From behind my boulder I threw up the heavy express rifle--a mighty engine of destruction that might bring down a cave bear or a mammoth at a single shot--and let drive at the Sagoth's broad, hairy breast.
His kind roamed the outer crust with the cave bear and the mammoth ages and ages ago.
Johnny recently worked with Hollywood legend Ron Howard on the pilot of new show Clan Of The Cave Bear but he admitted he isn't sure if he would ever make the move to Hollywood.
Unique to the compendium, an index by subject and appeal groups works under time periods and under such defining traits as surreal, absorbing, homespun, and steamy, Baker's description of Jean Auel's Ice Age matings in The Clan of the Cave Bear.
Contract awarded for Spring water (apgeori bucket, cave bear, cave abbey) Natural environmental conservation facilities maintenance construction
Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute and has deciphered Neanderthal and cave bear DNA.
Next to the fully intact footprint of an eight-year-old boy, Herzog alerts us, we see the claw marks that a long-extinct cave bear had scratched over a drawing.
The Chauvet Cave, documented in brilliant 3-D by Herzog's team, is eerie and magnificent--calcified cave bear bones spread like jewels along the floor, and the pristine prehistoric wall drawings leave one feeling that if they wait for the hunt to finish, their ancestors might just return in the flesh.
YouTube also says it will offer "cult classics, such as The Clan Of The Cave Bear (Daryl Hannah as a Neanderthal) and hidden gems like Loved (Sean Penn), a drama about physics in Oxford.
It seems to me,' the cave bear said 'He's such a puny thing He has poor teeth, no claws or horn He doesn't have a sting' The mammoth nodded, he agreed: 'He reaches scarcely to my knees.
I do not believe that a meringue is as satisfying as a wedge of chocolate torte, and I do not believe The Clan of the Cave Bear compares to You Can't Go Home Again, however similarly they weigh.