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Bears’ cave – located in Apuseni mountains, Bihor county.

Discovered in 1975, it was named after the skeletons found within the cave – over 140 skeletons of Ursus Spelaeus – species which went extinct more than 25.000 years ago. Half of the cave is open to tourists, the other half is strictly for scientific research.

Going up to the cave

Going up to the cave

Cave entrance

Cave entrance

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Ursus Spelaeus

Ursus Spelaeus

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Pestera Ursilor judetul Bihor

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Cave entrance seen from afar

Cave entrance seen from afar

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