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dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-12T19:55:02Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-12T03:00:00Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://sedici.unlp.edu.ar/handle/10915/5370
dc.description.abstract The last important –and possibly the most spectacular– turnover in South American mammal history occurred around the Pleistocene-Holocene boundary, when 100% of megamammal species and about 80% of large mammal species became extinct. In this paper, we consider as “megamammals” those with body mass over 1,000 kg, and “large mammals” those over 44 kg. With the exception of a few smaller mammals, no other animal or plant disappeared. Consequently, this extinction event was distinct from mass extinctions. en
dc.format.extent 125-144 es
dc.language en es
dc.publisher Springer es
dc.relation.ispartof Colección: Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series es
dc.subject South America; mammals; extinction; pseudo extinction; human impacts es
dc.subject Mamíferos es
dc.subject Vertebrados es
dc.subject Antropología es
dc.title Did humans cause the Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene mammalian extinctions in South America in a context of shrinking open areas? en
dc.type Libro es
sedici.identifier.isbn 978-1-4020-8793-6 es
sedici.creator.person Tonni, Eduardo Pedro es
sedici.creator.person Cione, Alberto Luis es
sedici.creator.person Soibelzon, Leopoldo Héctor es
sedici.subject.materias Paleontología es
sedici.subject.materias Ciencias Naturales es
sedici.description.fulltext true es
mods.originInfo.place Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo es
sedici.subtype Capitulo de libro es
sedici.rights.license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 3.0)
sedici.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
sedici.contributor.compiler Haynes, Gary es
sedici2003.identifier ARG-UNLP-ART-0000007939 es
sedici.relation.bookTitle American megafaunal extinctions at the end of the Pleistocene es


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