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Treasure trove of prehistoric animal remains discovered in U.S.
11th August, 2014
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Scientists descended into a deep cave, hoping to find Ice Age mammals’ remains. What they found stunned them: the remains of hundreds of big prehistoric mammals.

The treasure trove was discovered in the Natural Trap Cave at the base of Bighorn Mountains in north-central Wyoming.

“We didn’t know what to expect. We hadn’t been there in 30 years and we didn’t know what the cave would be like,” Julie Meachen, a professor at Des Moines University, told CNN. She was among the scientists who rappelled down the 85-foot cave to excavate.

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