The Fossil Signature of Late Pleistocene Patagonian Carnivores
A regional study of Late Pleistocene bone assemblages is used for the study of Patagonian extinct carnivore niches. The excavation of dens, distributional patterns, habitat and prey selection and the study of living analogs are some of the main research lines. This study offers information about the conditions of the environment immediately before the arrival of humans, and indicates the conditions under which Patagonian archaeological bone assemblages are destroyed or contaminated with bones derived from the activities of carnivores.
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The Fossil Signature of Late Pleistocene Patagonian Carnivores. Luis Borrero, Fabiana María Martin, Francisco J. Prevosti. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 394942)
min long: -93.691; min lat: -56.945 ; max long: -31.113; max lat: 18.48 ;