Has there ever been bears in the UK?

Did England ever have lions?

CAVE LIONS lived in England and Wales during the Pleistocene era. They disappeared about 40,000 years ago. … The lions that the early Christians were thrown to were Barbary lions (presumed extinct since 1922) which were brought over from North Africa; Nero kept a group of them.

What predators live in England?

In the UK, apex predators include foxes, otters, owls and eagles. Other ecosystems around the world have even bigger ones, including lions, polar bears and great white sharks.

Are there bears in Wales?

There are no dangerous wild animals in Wales. Bears and wolves were hunted to extinction many centuries ago and most animals you will see will be on farms: sheep, cattle and pigs. … Seals, dolphins, sharks, jellyfish, crabs and lobsters are all found around the Welsh coast.

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