Bones from an extinct short-faced bear and a wolf-life carnivore are among the many fascinating remains pulled from a submerged cave in Mexico. The discoveries provide a glimpse into the kinds of animals that lived in Central America during the last Ice Age. Continue reading Treasure Trove of Ice Age Animal Remains Found in Submerged Mexican Cave
Underwater cave diving is a risky business.
Environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad and one of his fellow researchers-cum-explorers know this for a fact after experiencing an “underwater avalanche” — which is when sediment from the walls of the cave collapses in around the divers.