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Holocene Large Mammal Extinctions in Palawan Island, Philippines

Ochoa, Janine; Piper, Philip J


Zooarchaeological assemblages from northern Palawan, Philippines document the changing composition of the island’s mammal fauna during the Late Quaternary. Ille Cave site has a well-dated archaeological sequence dating from the Terminal Pleistocene to the Holocene that includes identifications of tiger, two species of deer and a canid. This faunal record is compared with that of Pasimbahan Cave, which has an assemblage of Middle to Late Holocene age based on artifact associations,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Climate Change and Human Responses


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