Fossil Cave Bear Fang - Ursus spelaeus - 4" (10 cm) long - This species of cave bear lived in Europe during the Pleistocene : 2.6 million - 11,700 years ago, however, this species was extinct about 27,500 years ago - Romania
6W. Panthera (Leo) spelaea, the cave lion, is the one in the middle; males did not have manes. (If you want to make your head hurt, dive into the discussion boards about relative sizes of various felines, past and present.) -- In "Clan...." we meet the cave lion early on and his presence is felt throughout, as he comes to symbolize Ayla in the way the cave bear does for the clan.