Wiesbaden science writer Ernst Probst published paperback about the European Hohlenlowen (Panthera leo spelaea). Munich and Wiesbaden – tail up to 3.20 metres long, maximum 1.50 meters high and it is estimated that more than 300 kilograms was the European cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea). Thanks to this impressive mass can be described no doubt this cat from the ice age from about 300,000 to 10,000 years ago as “King of the beasts”. The European cave lion is in addition to the mammoth (Mammuthus Primigenius) and the cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) as one of the most famous animals of the ice age. He is at the heart of the 144-seitigen pocket book “The cave lion” of the Wiesbaden science author Ernst Probst. Other forms of this cat as the American cave lion are not treated in this work (Panthera leo atrox) and the Siberian cave lion (Panthera leo vereshchagini).
Ernst Probst has become lately a specialist for fossil big cats. He published paperback books “Saber-toothed Cats. From Machairodus up to Smilodon”,”Saber-toothed Tiger to the ur-Rhine. Machairodus and Paramachairodus”,”Hohlenlowen. Big cats in the ice age”and”the lion of Mosbach. The huge cat in Wiesbaden”. The Mosbach lion (Panthera leo fossilis), for example, was a up to 3.60 meters long cat, which existed from about 700,000 to 300,000 years in Europe in the ice age. The European cave lion has emerged from him about 300,000 years ago.
The Mosbach lion owes its name to the former village of Mosbach between Wiesbaden and Biebrich in Hessen, where they found teeth and bones of this animal. In the Pocket Books of Ernst Probst is read, that lived in the ice age several big cats in the area by Germany. In addition to Mosbach Lions there also leopards, European Jaguars, cheetahs and Saber-toothed Cats, called earlier as a saber-toothed tiger in the ice age approximately 600,000 years ago. The earliest Saber-toothed Cats in Germany hunted already in the Miocene before about 10 million on the banks of the prehistoric Rhine in Rhenish Hesse. There was the great lion Machairodus of one of the most dangerous predators of at the time. In the ice age around a million years ago, even the European PUMA guest was in Germany. All these titles are published by “Grin for academic texts” (Munich) as printed paperback and E-book in PDF format. Order of the pocket book or E-book “The cave of the lion” at: e-book/162416/the cave Lion of Wiesbaden author Ernst Probst has more than 100 books, Pocket Books, brochures, museum guides and E-books published. He wrote paleontology and archaeology, as well as biographies on famous women and men particularly popular scientific works in the fields. Company description of Wiesbaden author Ernst Probst has published more than 100 books, Pocket Books, brochures, and E-books, almost all of which are available at grin for academic texts. He wrote in particular popular scientific works in the fields paleontology and archaeology, as well as biographies of famous men and women. Company contact: Ernst Probst – author Ernst Probst In the Lake 11 55246 Wiesbaden Tel: 06134/21152 E-Mail: Web: book welt.blogspot.com