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Other Pleistocene Fossils for sale

On this category page, we offer a selection of fossils from other animals than the ones in our other category pages. The reason these are under the “other” category is because we only got a few of these Pleistocene animals fossils. These fossils include; cave bears, pleistocene horses, and smilodon. 

All fossils have the size and weight details in their description as well as information about their origin, i.e. where they were found and approximately how old they are. All of the fossils are also treated with a special conservation method so they will remain in excellent condition. The fossils have not been restored, therefore they remain authentic.

Make sure to check out our newest arrivals and our FAQ about authenticity (yes, they’re all authentic) and more! 

What type of fossils might I find in this category?

This page consists of a mix of fossils from animals that lived in the Pleistocene epoch that we don’t have enough of to make a separate category page. 

Cave bear

The cave bear was heavily built and could probably weigh up to 1,000 kilos, which is larger than all living bears. They were part of what is called the Eurasian megafauna from the Pleistocene, as were the woolly mammoth and the Woolly Rhinoceros. The females were smaller than the male bears. They appear to have mainly been herbivores. 

Most fossils have been found in caves where they probably died during overwintering. Fossils of cave bears from the Pleistocene era have been found in many European countries, as well as in Russia in the area around the Ural Mountains and east to Siberia. 

Pleistocene Horses (Equus)

The Pleistocene horses are the ancestors of modern horses, but during the Eocene, they were small dog-sized mammals that kept developing during the Pleistocene epoch. These wild horses were a widespread species that could be found in several places in the world. 

Pleistocene horse bones are found in Europe, North America, Eurasia, and Beringia. 

Sabertooth cats

Sabertooth cats are extinct, cat-like mammals, where the canines in the upper jaw were very large, slightly curved fangs. Saber-toothed forms have lived in Eurasia, Africa, and North America on various occasions over the past 40 million years. The latter lived in older quarters. They disappeared about 10,000 years ago when the large flocks of large, thick-skinned herbivores became extinct.

Other fossils

At many of the dig sites, all types of fossils are found and identified every day. Any fossils found that do not fit in the current categories will be placed in this category. Make sure to subscribe to our newsletter and occasionally check this page for unique finds that you will not find elsewhere on this site. 

How big are the Pleistocene fossils?

On this category page, you will generally find smaller and less common fossils from the Pleistocene epoch. You will find the size and weight information for the specific fossil in the description when clicking on one of our products. 

Frequently asked questions 

What does Pleistocene mean? The Pleistocene is an epoch that lasted from about 2.5 million years ago to 11,700 years ago and is the epoch after the Pliocene Epoch. Pleistocene Fossils are fossils from animals that died in this epoch. 

What animals lived in the Pleistocene era? During the Pleistocene Epoch, a great variety of animals lived around the world. These animals include among others; mammoth, giant sloths, tapirs, the Irish elk, and many types of Pleistocene horses. Any of these fossils that don’t fit our other criteria will be listed on this page.