Two bears living in a boreal forest in Canada’s High Arctic millions of years ago munched on too many sweets and didn’t brush their teeth, fossil evidence suggests.
As you might imagine, those bears ended up with cavities — something that paleontologists were very excited to see.
“These individuals actually suffered from a condition that well, humans also experience,” said Natalia Rybczynski, a research scientist at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa who helped excavate and study the fossils.
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Original Sourse: CBC, Monday, December 18, 2017