Cave lions went extinct about 10,000 years agoArne Dedert/Global Look Press
The frozen body of a one-year-old cave lion cub - with limbs still intact and no sign of damage to its skin - was recently discovered by a local resident, the Academy of Science of Yakutia reports.
The body of a cave lion cub was discovered by a local residentAyal Chernogradsky
It’s thought the remains date back to the last Ice Age.
To date, only three
A well preserved corpse has been discovered in YakutiaAyal Chernogradsky
The lions, which roamed Europe and Siberia, are believed to have gone extinct roughly 10,000 years ago.
All three well preserved examples of the species have been found in YakutiaAyal Chernogradsky
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