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

Associated Press

Read more Just In! | Travel News stories from the Miami Herald

  • New ship on tap for Princess Cruises

    Princess Cruises said Wednesday it will welcome a new ship in 2017.

  • Cruises

    Norwegian offers add-on all-inclusive package for 2015 sailings

    Do you dislike being charged separately for every drink, shore excursion, specialty restaurant, photo, internet access and the standard gratuities on your cruise? Norwegian Cruise Line is trying out an add-on all-inclusive package that will cover most of those expenses but could more than double the cost of your cruise.

  •  
A rat runs next to a Maillol Statue in The Tuileries gardens of the Louvre Muesum in Paris on Tuesday.

    Paris

    Elegant Louvre garden infested with rats

    Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists.

Miami Herald

Join the
Discussion

The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Miami Herald uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here.

Have a news tip? You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK



  • Marketplace

Today's Circulars

  • Quick Job Search

Enter Keyword(s) Enter City Select a State Select a Category