Researchers have solved a puzzle about a mysterious bison in Europe by studying ancient DNA and cave paintings.
Ancient DNA research has revealed that Ice Age cave artists recorded a previously unknown hybrid species of bison and cattle in great detail on cave walls more than 15,000 years ago.
Researchers discovered a previously unknown species by using DNA and clues from prehistoric art
Scientists spent 15 years seeking a mysterious bison — not realizing it was already painted on countless cave walls.
Byline: Josh King A new study surrounding Ice Age cave art is providing some fascinating insight into the mysterious origins of the European bison. Using the cave art and DNA from ancient bison bones, scientists were able to determi...