Bears' Cave (Romanian: Peștera Urșilor) is located in the western Apuseni Mountains, on the outskirts of Chișcău village, Bihor County, northwestern Romania. It was discovered in 1975 by Speodava, an amateur spelaeologist group.
|Location||Chișcău, Bihor County, Romania|
|Depth||482 m (1,581 ft)|
|Length||1.5 km (4,900 ft)|
|Access||Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00–17:00.|
Bears' Cave received its name after the 140 cave bear skeletons which were discovered on the site in 1983. The cave bear, also known as Ursus spelaeus, is a species of bear which became extinct during the Last Glacial Maximum, about 27,500 years ago.
The cave has three galleries and four halls: The Candles Hall, Emil Racovita Hall, The Spaghetti Hall and The Bones Hall.
- Oradea University: Peștera Urșilor (in English)
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