Corydon 'showcave' shows off rare tracks, bones

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A new underground attraction in southern Indiana is shedding light on Ice Age history.

Visitors to Indiana Caverns near Corydon can explore the former home of now-extinct animals, view four-story waterfalls, take an underground boat ride and learn about animals such as the piccary, which has been extinct for nearly 12,000 years.

Rob Houchens tells The Madison Courier visitors also can see tracks where piccaries climbed up an incline to a flat area. He says Indiana Caverns is believed to be the only "showcave" with such marks.

The cave opened in June and has already welcomed visitors from 42 states and five countries.

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