Shaded image of a cave bear, with an incomplete outline of a second bear below.   Chauvet, 30,000-33,000 BCE

Cave Bear, Art --Chauvet Caves France - perhaps years old. --- Art is where you find it.

A European cave bear and its cub

Ice Age Giants: BBC2 documentary brings giants of the Ice Age back to life

Cave bears loomed large in the Cro-Magnon mind as shown in this Chauvet cave painting.

Fate of the Cave Bear

Cro-magnon Cave bear painting, circa years before present, from Chauvet Cave, valley of the Ardeche River, France.

"The Clan Of The Cave Bear" By Jean M. Auel (1980)

The Clan of the Cave Bear

The Clan of the Cave Bear (Earths Children Series, Book One)

Clan of the Cave Bear - piqued my interest in early times and a fascination with petroglyphs

The Clan of the Cave Bear (Book by Jean M. Auel - the Earth's Children series was the No. 19 most banned and challenged title

Clan of the Cave Bear (Reprint) (Paperback) (Jean M. Auel)

Clan of the Cave Bear (Reprint) (Paperback) (Jean M. Auel)

The magnificent Cave Bear (a.k.a. "Short-faced Bear"). Not a good companion animal.

An international team of paleontologists from Belgium, Germany, Canada and Japan has taken a step back in time and provided a new insight into the lifestyle of the now-extinct cave bear (Ursus spelaeus).