Pleistocene


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Synonyms for Pleistocene

from two million to 11 thousand years ago

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Piper & Rabett discuss a series of Late Pleistocene cave faunas from central Java, Niah, Palawan and Mainland Southeast Asia, pointing to the great variety of exploitative strategies represented.
According to these new data, still scarce and preliminary, we have devised a project aimed to investigate the temporal and geographic extent of the purported Late Pleistocene human hiatus in Central Iberia.
We think that a 'Game of Thrones' scenario probably describes hominin evolution in Eurasia and Africa in the Middle Pleistocene period.
Caption: A pupa of a modern female leafcutter Megachile bee (left) has the same basic look as a Megachile male (right, CT scan) that dates to the Pleistocene, having been preserved in the La Brea Tar Pits.
A late Pleistocene vegetation record is presented, using multi-proxy analysis from three palaeochannels in the northern (Bario) and southern (Pa'Dalih) Kelabit Highlands of Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo.
of Minnesota) begins with the need for an evolutionary study of culture history in the Pleistocene, presenting the paleoanthropological, behavioral, and methodological issues.
The presence of the Xujiayao and other Pleistocene human abnormalities therefore suggests unusual population dynamics, most likely from high levels of inbreeding and local population instability," he added.
An exposure of granite and a diorite dike cropout in the floor of the wash, about mid-length of the existing late Pleistocene deposits.
According to specialists in the field, "Breal de Orocual" is the second largest in the Americas and is considered one of the most important paleontological sites in recent decades for the study of Late Pleistocene vertebrate fossils, reported local media.
subgularis with Pleistocene earth historic information to revise species in the complex.
This fascinating book presents the giant Australian animals of the Pleistocene (a time in the Cainozoic Era about 60,000 years ago).
Late Pleistocene avifaunal material from a construction site in Oceanside, California is described.
The beautiful armadillo is known from the end of the Pliocene through the latest Pleistocene, exhibiting a temporal size increase that terminated with Rancholabrean armadillos twice the size of the modern D.
The new discoveries in Huqf, Al Haushi area indicate that the rich cultural legacy known from northern Arabia [Syria, Lebanon, Palestine] during Pleistocene was never in contact with its southern neighbours," Biubwa Ali Al Sabri, director of the archaeology department at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture, told Gulf News on Saturday.