The Late Pleistocene animal bones exposed in the lower deposits at Cueva Quebrada in 1968. The site's bone assemblage included those of many now-extinct Ice Age species including horse, camel, and mountain deer. There was no convincing evidence of any human involvement. The animals were probably killed or scavenged by a predator such as the short-faced bear, whose bones were also found in the shelter. Many of the bones were burned, perhaps by a natural range fire that swept into the small rockshelter over 13,000 years ago. Photo from ANRA-NPS archives at TARL.
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