First report of a South American short-faced bears' den (Arctotherium angustidens): palaeobiological and palaeoecological implications

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Dondas, Alejandro; Rodríguez, Sergio; Tonni, Eduardo Pedro; Pomi, Lucas H.; Soibelzon, Leopoldo Héctor;
(2009)
  • Subject: Paleontología | Ciencias Naturales | Fósiles | oso | short-faced bear; Arctotherium; Tremarctinae; Pleistocene

Here we report the first example of associated short-faced bear fossils from South America. The specimens represent three individuals referable to the Ensenadan (early to middle Pleistocene) species Arctotherium angustidens (Ursidae, Tremarctinae), the giant South Ameri... View more
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