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.
In the past, people and a cave bear used to live there.
A short-faced cave bear Arctotherium wingei and the giant wolf Protocyon troglodytes - previously unknown outside South America - are among 28 skeletons.
Fans of Jean Auel's Clan of the Cave Bear and other stories of prehistoric peoples' lives and adventures will relish Moctu and the Mammoth People: An Ice Age Story of Love, Life and Survival, the story of a Cro-Magnon boy who not only battles a tribal rival for leadership and love, but also encounters and is captured by a fearsome group of Neanderthals.
Putt your way through the litterstrewn jungle, around toxic tree frogs, past a deep cave bear wrestling cage and a Rihanna-themed forest bathroom, until you reach the oil-soaked ocean and Rio-On-Sea.
The Head of State responded to the public outcry by appearing in church driving a G-Wagon Mercedes Benz whose price is steeper than a cave bear's forehead.
Auel's The Clan of the Cave Bear and Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, and for lovers of fantasy like Outlander by Diana Gabaldon and The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley.
Once or twice, I may have tapped into something that was arguably inappropriate -- The Clan of the Cave Bear, when I was 12 or 13, for example.
<B Violette Jongbloed from Lyon and Turnbull auctioneers views a fully articulated cave bear skeleton valued between PS20,000-PS25,000 as part of the African and Oceanic art sale, which will take place on March 21 at the Edinburgh auctioneers
In summary, our study shows that the Grotta all'Onda bones and dentin are unsuitable to determine the characteristics of the habitat where the cave bear lived, due to their interaction with percolating water and their consequent contamination by the soils in which they had been preserved.