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Higgs Bison: Ancient Cave Art Reveals Mysterious Extinct Species

Ancient art by Ice Age cave artists shows a previously unknown hybrid species of bison and cattle in great detail on cave walls more than 15,000 years ago. The mystery species, known affectionately as the Higgs Bison* because of its elusive nature, originated over 120,000 years ago through the hybridisation of the extinct Aurochs (the ancestor of modern cattle) and ...

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