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Doolittle Cave

NM: Grant Co.: SW ¼ Sec. 9, T19S, R10W.


Location of Doolittle Cave.Age. A Wisconsin age is assumed.

General Description. Rock shelter in a canyon off of the Mimbres River in southeastern Grant County.

Discussion. This was excavated archaeologically, though badly pot-hunted. The occurrence of Bison may be Pleistocene in age or may be associated with the late human occupation. The Capromeryx specimen consists of an unmineralized horn core.


Capromeryx—Miniature Pronghorns (Cosgrove 1947)
Bison bison—Bison (Cosgrove 1947)

Literature. Cosgrove 1947


Last Update: 25 Oct 2008