Indiana Caverns, site of ice-age fossil find, opens to public

 

A southern Indiana cave that has yielded a treasure trove of ice age fossils has opened to the public for the first time, three years after it was discovered. The floor of Indiana Caverns was littered with bones that turned out to be the fossilized remains of black bears, flat-nosed peccaries, bison and other mammals. Tours include a view of Big Bone Mountain, where some of the ancient animal remains still lie; panoramas of stalactites and stalagmites and a boat ride along an underground river and past waterfalls. The cave is in Corydon, about 25 miles west of Louisville, Ky.

Details: www.indiancaverns.com

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