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Palaeozoology of Palawan Island, Philippines

Piper, Philip; Ochoa, Janine; Robles, Emil Charles; Lewis, Helen; Paz, Victor

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Excavations at the Ille site in north Palawan have produced a large Terminal Pleistocene to Late Holocene faunal assemblage. Derived both from the natural deaths of small mammals and the human hunting of large and intermediate game, the bone assemblage provides important new information about changes in the composition and structure of the mammal community of Palawan over the last ca. 14 000 years. The Ille zooarchaeological record chronicles the terrestrial vertebrate fauna of the island, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78488
Source: Quaternary International
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2010.07.009

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