Humans may have drove cave lions extinct and used their pelts as rugs

‘This will look fabulous in the cave’s wall.’

Incredible cave lions found preserved in Siberian permafrost

Paleontologists have unearthed two spectacular cave lion cubs, preserved by the permafrost in the Sakha Republic, also known as Yakutia. The last glacial period, popularly known as the Ice Age, was the most recent glacial period within the Quaternary glaciation occurring from 100,000 to 12,000 years ago. At the end of this ice age, several species couldn’t adapt to the changing conditions