Scientists Discover Bones Of Prehistoric Animals In An Ancient Wyoming Cave

August 9, 2014 7:19 AM

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Scientists Discover Bones Of Prehistoric Animals In An Ancient Wyoming Cave

Scientists excavating an ancient U.S. cave believed to contain the remains of Ice Age mammals have discovered hundreds of bones of prehistoric animals. The researchers think the animals might have fallen into an ancient sinkhole and died.

The excavation by an international team of paleontologists marked the first exploration of Natural Trap Cave at the base of the Bighorn Mountains in north-central Wyoming since it was discovered in the 1970s. The scientists found nearly 200 large bones of animals such as American cheetahs, bison, ho...

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