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Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic

Terra Daily Thursday, 20 June 2019
Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient ArcticWashington (UPI) Jun 18, 2019

Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age. In a paper published Tuesday in the journal Open Quaternary, paleontologists described a pair of fossilized teeth belonging to Chasmaporthetes, an extinct genus of hyenas - sometimes called the hunting or running hyena. The t
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News video: Hyenas Roamed the Arctic During the Last Ice Age, Study Finds

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A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.

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