Paleolithic version of a bear-skin rug?

March 31, 2017

Perhaps there is not accounting for taste, even 16,000 years ago. Archaeologists working in a cave in Spain unearthed the claws of prehistoric cave lions, but no other related bones, such as the skull. The archaeologists suggest that the people who once occupied the cave skinned cave lions, leaving their claws/paws intact, to decorate the floors or walls of the cave. 

 

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Paleolithic People Decorated with Cave Lion Pelts 

By Nicholas St. Fleur 

The New York Times 

October 16, 2016

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