Animal in the Caves

placeholder gifKents Cavern Celebrating over 350,000 years of History

Animals such as the Ancestral Cave bear, wolf, red fox and woolly rhino lived at the Cavern until man pushed them out. Ancestral cave bear' shoulder height was 1.5 m length 2.7m, and weight 80-130kg. Sabre toothed cats were 1 m at the shoulder, 1.7m long, and weighed up to 400kg.

Written by EF, Year 6, Jan 2003

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Technical Information (Metadata)
Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Written by EF, Year 6, Jan 2003
Organisation Ellacombe Primary School
Contributor   Ellacombe Primary School  
Identifier ref 200
Contributor   Edgar. Shane (photographs and design)  
Date   2000  
Format   printed colour matter; 245 mm x 167mm; 3 photographs  
Coverage   Devon. Torquay  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Cave. Guidebook  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Kents Cavern  
Keywords archaeology neanderthal fossils bones ogilvie pengelly powe mcenery beatrix potter limestone