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Dating the late prehistoric dispersal of Polynesians to New Zealand using the commensal Pacific rat

Wilmshurst, Janet M; Anderson, Atholl; Higham, Thomas F. G.; Worthy, Trevor

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The pristine island ecosystems of East Polynesia were among the last places on Earth settled by prehistoric people, and their colonization triggered a devastating transformation. Overhunting contributed to widespread faunal extinctions and the decline of

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50242
Source: PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0801507105

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