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Section  2.0.    THE CAVE EXCAVATIONS OF R.N. WORTH AND R. BURNARD, 1886-1887  AT "WORTH'S CATTEDOWN BONE CAVE".
Annex 1.  Qualitative Table of Fossil Species against Cave Location, presented by R.N. Worth to the Plymouth Institution on 20 October 1887.
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SPECIES Plymouth
CATTEDOWN
Plymouth
STONEHOUSE
Plymouth
ORESTON
YEALMPTON Brixham
BRIXHAM CAVE
Torquay
KENT'S CAVERN
Man + - + - - +
Elephant - - + + + +
Rhinoceros + + + + + +
Hippopotamus - - ? - - ?
Cave Lion + - + - + +
Cat - + - - - +
Brown Bear - - - - + +
Grizzly Bear - + + + + +
Cave Bear - - + - + +
Hyaena + + + + + +
Machairodus - - - - - +
Lynx - - - - - ?
Wolf + + + + - +
Fox + + + + + +
Dog + + - - - +
Canis isatis - - - - - ?
Glutton (Wolverine) - - - + - +
Weasel + - + + + +
Stoat - - - -         +   A.H. -
Polecat + - - - + -
Hedgehog + - - - - -
Shrew + - - - + +
Horse - + + + - +
Ass - - + - - -
Aurochs + ? + - - +
Urus + + + OX + +
Bos Longifrons + + + - + +
Irish Elk - - ? - - +
Reindeer - + - - + +
Red Deer + + + + + +
Roe Deer + ? - - + +
Hog + + + + - +
Sheep or Goat + + + + + +
Badger + - - -        +   A.H. +
Beaver - - - - - +
Hare + + + - + +
Rabbit + - - + + +
Seal - - - - - +
Cave Pika - - - - + +
Mole + - - - - -
Black Rat + + - - - -
Mouse + - RODENT + - +
Water Vole + - + + + +
Bank Vole + - - - ? +
Field Vole + - - - ? +
Bats + - - + - +
Birds + - + + +   A.H. +

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