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A large extinct bear of the Pleistocene epoch, whose remains are found commonly in caves throughout Europe.
- ‘Contemporary human template DNA from a phenotypically healthy individual was therefore spiked with an ancient DNA extract from a cave bear.’
- ‘The cave bear became extinct at the end of the late glacial period.’
- ‘In it, a cave bear and dinosaurs are found in their prehistoric element; at one point, the bear fights with a dinosaur and is flipped upside down in the fight.’
- ‘The evolution of the cave bear and brown bear has been studied by analyzing both modern DNA samples and ancient DNA from fossils.’
- ‘For example, the woolly rhinoceros, giant deer, the moose-like giraffe shown in the slide, and the cave bear were found only in Eurasia and Africa.’
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