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Found 18 results

  1. Interesting article. This cave seems to be loaded with history making fossils. https://www.foxnews.com/science/ice-age-bear-and-wolf-like-creature-found-in-underwater-mexican-cave
  2. cave lion or cave bear?

    hello majoriti of the tooth found in this cave are form cave bear but this canine looks to me a bit different can you tell me is thi another U. spelaeus or something else?
  3. Dog, Wolf, Bear Tooth?

    We found this tooth today in a gravel bed of a creek while looking for shark teeth. Can anyone help me determine what it is? I would appreciate any feedback.
  4. http://www.techtimes.com/articles/230575/20180619/22-000-year-old-jaw-fossil-reveals-ancient-breed-of-giant-panda.htm
  5. What do you guys think? Don't mind the line across the top, the piece unfortunately snapped in half and was repaired.
  6. Always assumed this was small bear tooth

    This was found in the peace river last season, it’s been kinda just in my scraps. I always assumed this was a bear tooth, but I’ve never found anything else like this. Ideas?
  7. For trade. 1.75 x 1 inch Urus spelaeus tooth. Pleistocene, Romainia.
  8. Ursus spelaeus astragalus

    Astragalus of a cave bear.
  9. Ursus spelaeus ulna

    From the album Ursus spelaeus (Cave Bear) collection.

    An ulna bone from an Ursus spelaeus (Cave Bear). Found in the "Drachenhöhle", Mixnitz, Austria.
  10. Ursus spelaeus mandible.

    From the album Ursus spelaeus (Cave Bear) collection.

    Huge Ursus spelaeus (Cave Bear) left mandible. From Mixnitz, Steiermark, Austria. The "Drachenhöhle", or " Dragons Cave".
  11. Ursus spelaeus mandible.

    From the album Ursus spelaeus (Cave Bear) collection.

    Huge Ursus spelaeus (Cave Bear) left mandible. From Mixnitz, Steiermark, Austria. The "Drachenhöhle", or " Dragons Cave".
  12. Hello everyone, hope you all had a great Christmas! Here is what I got for Christmas Here's what they are in order: Cave Bear Ursus spelaeus canine tooth (4"), Cave Bear finger bone, Ohio Native American knife/arrowhead, Native American arrowhead from Logan Creek, Iowa, small Mosasaur tooth, bag of Hell Creek micro matrix, a nice sized chunk of meteorite, and a beautiful piece of Labradorite
  13. My Own Cave Bear

    Just wanted to share a new fossil I bought some days ago. It's the right side of a mandible from a cave bear (Ursus spelaeus). It's about 40,000 years old, 30 cm (12 in.) long, and was found in Romania. I find ice age mammals really interesting, so I'm happy I got this!
  14. Dire Wolf? Bear?

    I just found this tooth in Florida's Peace River. It looks like a canine. Shell Seeker suggested either bear or dire wolf, and as always, he suggested I turn to the experts on the Fossil Forum for help. I appreciate all input.
  15. Large Tooth Id?

    Hello, this fossil was given to me and I was wondering if anyone would know what it might be. It is approximately 4" in length and I am assuming it is a tooth of some kind. Unfortunately I am not sure of its origins. Also, is there a way to determine if it is real or a reproduction? Thank you in advance! -Circuit
  16. Ursus spelaeus astragalus

    From the album Mammal Fossils

    Ursus spelaeus Rosenmüller, 1794 An astragalus from a cave bear. Location: Zoölithenhöhle, Germany Age: Late Pleistocene

    © &copy Olof Moleman

  17. Ursus spelaeus hand bone

    From the album Mammal Fossils

    Ursus spelaeus Rosenmüller, 1794 A hand bone from a cave bear. Location: Zoölithenhöhle, Germany Age: Late Pleistocene

    © &copy Olof Moleman

  18. These are a few of the pdf files (and a few Microsoft Word documents) that I've accumulated in my web browsing. MOST of these are hyperlinked to their source. If you want one that is not hyperlinked or if the link isn't working, e-mail me at joegallo1954@gmail.com and I'll be happy to send it to you. Please note that this list will be updated continuously as I find more available resources. All of these files are freely available on the Internet so there should be no copyright issues. Articles with author names in RED are new additions since May 12, 2018. Order Carnivora Superfamily Ursoidea Family Amphicyonidae (†) - 'Bear Dogs' Amphicyonidae - Africa/Middle East Gurbuz, M. (1974). Amphicyon major Blainville Discovered in the Middle Miocene Beds of Candir. Mineral Research and Exploration Institute of Turkey. Morales, J., M. Pickford and A. Valenciano (2016). Systematics of African Amphicyonidae, with descriptions of new material from Napak (Uganda) and Grillental (Namibia). Journal of Iberian Geology, 42(2). Morales, J., P. Brewer and M. Pickford (2010). Carnivores (Creodonta and Carnivora) from the Basal Middle Miocene of Gebel Zelten, Libya, With a Note on a Large Amphicyonid from the Middle Miocene of Ngorora, Kenya. Bulletin of the Tethys Geological Society, Cairo, Vol.5. Werdelin, L. and S.W. Simpson (2009). The last amphicyonid (Mammalia, Carnivora) in Africa. Geodiversitas, 31(4). Amphicyonidae - Asia/Malaysia/Pacific Islands Peigne, S., et al. (2006). A new amphicyonid (Mammalia, Carnivora, Amphicyonidae) from the late middle Miocene of northern Thailand and a review of the amphicyonine record in Asia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 26. Kohno, N. (1997). The first record of an amphicyonid (Mammalia: Carnivora) from Japan, and its implications for amphicyonid paleobiogeography. Paleontological Research, Vol.1, Number 4. Viranta, S., S. Taseer Hussain and R.L Bernor (2004). The Anatomical Characteristics of Giant Miocene Amphicyonid (Carnivora) Humerus from Pakistan. Pakistan J.Zool., Vol. 36(1). Wang, X.-M., J.-H. Wang and Q.-G. Jiangzuo (2016). New record of a haplocyonine amphicyonid in Early Miocene of Nei Mongol fills a long-suspected geographic hiatus. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 54(1). Zhai, R., et al. (2003). An aberrant amphicyonid mammal from the latest Eocene of the Bose Basin, Guangxi, China. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 48(2). Amphicyonidae - Europe (including Greenland and Siberia) De Bonis, L. (2015). Revival of a Species of the Rare European Oligocene Amphicyonid Goupilictis Ginsburg, 1969 (Mammalia, Carnivora, Amphicyonidae). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, e969401. Pairó, M.C. and B. Kurtén (1976). Bears and Bear-Dogs from the Vallesian of of the Vallés-Penedés Basin, Spain. Acta Zoologica Fennica, 144. Peigne, S. and E.P.J. Heizmann (2003). The Amphicyonidae (Mammalia: Carnivora) from Ulm-Westtangente (MN2, Early Miocene), Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany - Systematics and ecomorphology. Stuttgarter Beitr.Naturk., Ser.B, Number 343. Peigne, S., et al. (2008). A New Amphicyonine (Carnivora: Amphicyonidae) from the Upper Miocene of Batallones-1, Madrid, Spain. Palaeontology, Vol.54, Part 4. Siliceo, G., et al. (2014). Comparative Anatomy of the Shoulder Region in the Late Miocene Amphicyonid Magericyon anceps (Carnivora): Functional and Paleoecological Inferences. J.Mammal.Evol. Viranta, S. (1996). European Miocene Amphicyonidae - taxonomy, systematics and ecology. Acta Zoologica Fennica, Number 204. Amphicyonidae - North America Berta, A. and H. Galiano (1984). A Miocene Amphicyonid (Mammalia: Carnivora) from the Bone Valley Formation of Florida. Journal of Vertebrate Paleongology, 41(1). Boardman, G.S. and R.M. Hunt (2015). New material and evaluation of the chronostratigraphic position of Daphoenictis tedfordi (Mammalia, Carnivora, Amphicyonidae), a cat-like carnivoran from the latest Eocene of northwestern Nebraska, USA. Palaeontologia Electronica, 18.2.25A. Boyd, C.A. and E. Welsh (2018). Biochronology and biogeography of Paradaphoenus (Carnivora: Amphicyonidae) within the Great Plains Region of North America. PeerJ Preprints. (Not peer reviewed) Cook, H.J. A New Gigantic Fossil Dog from Colorado. Hunt, R.M. (2011). Evolution of Large Carnivores During the Mid-Cenozoic of North America: the Temnocyonine Radiation (Mammalia, Amphicyonidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Number 358. (54 MB download). Hunt, R.M. (2009). Long-legged pursuit carnivorans (Amphicyonidae, Daphoeninae) from the early Miocene of North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Number 318. (Note: This is a 20MB download) Hunt, R.M. (2003). Intercontinental Migration of Large Mammalian Carnivores: Earliest Occurrence of the Old World Beardog Amphicyon (Carnivora, Amphicyonidae) in North America. Bulletin American Museum of Natural History, Number 279, Chapter 4. Hunt, R.M. (2002). New Amphicyonid Carnivorans (Mammalia, Daphoeninae) from the Early Miocene of Southeastern Wyoming. American Museum Novitates, Number 3385. Hunt, R.M. (2002). Intercontinental Migration of Neogene Amphicyonids (Mammalia, Carnivora): Appearance of the Eurasian Beardog Ysengrinia in North America. American Museum Novitates, Number 3384. Hunt, R.M. (2001). Small Oligocene Amphicyonids from North America (Paradaphoenus, Mammalia, Carnivora). American Museum Novitates, Number 3331. Hunt, R.M. (1972). Miocene Amphicyonids (Mammalia, Carnivora) from the Agate Spring Quarries, Sioux County, Nebraska. American Museum Novitates, Number 2506. McGrew, P.O. (1939). A New Amphicyon from the Deep River Miocene. Geological Series of Field Museum of Natural History, Vol.VI, Number 23. Tomiya, S. and Z.J. Tseng (2016). Whence the beardogs? Reappraisal of the Middle to Late Eocene 'Miacis' from Texas, USA, and the origin of Amphicyonidae (Mammalia, Carnivora). R.Soc. open sci., 3. General Amphicyonidae Figueirido, B., et al. (2011). Body mass estimation in amphicyonid carnivoran mammals: A multiple regression approach from the skull and skeleton. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 56(2). Radinsky, L. (1980) Endocasts of Amphicyonid Carnivorans.American Museum Novitates, Number 2694. Sorkin, B. (2006). Ecomorphology of the giant bear-dogs Amphicyon and Ischyrocyon. Historical Geology, 18(4). Family Ursidae - The Bears and Their Allies. Subfamily Agriotheriinae (†) Hendey, Q.B. (1977). Fossil Bear from South Africa. South African Journal of Science, Vol.73. Martin, J.E. (2013). A Late Occurrence of the Bear Agriotherium from the Blancan Ringold Formation of Southeastern Washington. 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