Bone cave

a cave in which are found bones of extinct or recent animals, mingled sometimes with the works and bones of man.
See under Bone.

See also: Bone, Cave

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Its Bone Cave so called because 42 human skeletons dating back 3,000 years to the Bronze Age were discovered here.
uk Discover three caves: Dan-yr-Ogof with its waterfalls and Alabaster Pillar, the Bone Cave where archaeological digs unearthed the bones of a 7,000-year-old red deer, and the cavernous Cathedral Cave with its Dome and 40ft waterfalls.
The Rhinolophus, Hipposideros and Nycteris came from Bone Cave in Koanka South, 150 km west of Tsao, Botswana, Africa.
Spend the morning exploring the origins, use and environmental issues of a working ball-clay quarry, and the afternoon visiting Buckfastleigh Hill's ice-age bone cave.
Walk behind the enormous underground waterfalls in Cathedral Cave, discover why 42 human skeletons were found in Bone Cave, and marvel at the natural underground beauty of Dan-yr-Ogof Cave - voted Britain's Finest Natural Wonder.
There are three spectacular caves in the complex, Dan-yr-Ogof Cave, Cathedral Cave and the Bone Cave where 42 human skeletons have been found.
Mr Price, now chairman of the centre, said: 'It became known as the Bone Cave because of 42 human skeletons found there going back to the Bronze Age, and also the Roman period and the Iron Age.
The Bee Creek Cave harvestman (Texella reddelli) is an orange daddy longlegs with an increased leg/body ratio and well developed eyes, while the Bone Cave harvestman (Texella reyesi) is long-legged, pale orange, and blind.
NATIONAL SHOWCAVES CENTRE FOR WALES Situated within the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park, there are three caves to be explored: the Dan yr Ogof showcave, the Cathedral showcave and the Bone cave.
The Morgan brothers, who used candles and oil lamps as they negotiated the stalagmites, stalactites, underground lakes, rivers and waterfalls, also discovered 42 human skeletons dating back thousands of years in a section, not surprisingly, known as the Bone Cave.
Bones of the big cat dating back to Neolithic times were found in the Bone Cave of Allt nan Uamh in Sutherland.
And it seems the Bone Cave has been a shelter or home for man during many different periods of time.