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Hunting in a tropical rainforest: Evidence from the terminal pleistocene at Lobang Hangus, Niah Caves, Sarawak

Piper, Philip; Rabett, R J

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The Terminal Pleistocene zooarchaeological evidence from Lobang Hangus, an east-facing entrance to the Niah Cave complex, provides unique insights into the hunting habits of the human inhabitants of this cave. The composition and structure of the vertebrate accumulation indicates that a variety of locally available terrestrial, arboreal and aquatic taxa were being exploited. The age structure of the principal predated species, the presence of bone points and evidence from modern rainforest...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80172
Source: International Journal of Osteoarchaeology
DOI: 10.1002/oa.1046

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