Giant Short-faced Bears (Arctodus simus) in Pleistocene Florida USA, a Substantial Range Extension

@inproceedings{Schubert2010GiantSB,
  title={Giant Short-faced Bears (Arctodus simus) in Pleistocene Florida USA, a Substantial Range Extension},
  author={B. Schubert and R. C. Hulbert and B. MacFadden and Michael Searle and S. Searle},
  year={2010}
}
  • B. Schubert, R. C. Hulbert, +2 authors S. Searle
  • Published 2010
  • Geography
  • Abstract Fossils of the giant short-faced bear, Arctodus simus (Cope, 1879), have been recovered from over 100 localities in North America, extending from Mexico to Alaska and California to Virginia. Despite this large range, the species has never been recorded from the southeastern United States. The lesser short-faced bear, Arctodus pristinus Leidy, 1854 is well represented from this region, particularly Florida, but all known occurrences are late Pliocene – middle Pleistocene in age (about 2… CONTINUE READING
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