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Monday, 15 December 2014

Mastodons Disappeared from Beringia Before Human Colonization

Mastodons Disappeared from Beringia Before Human Colonization

Mastodons Disappeared from Beringia before
Ancient Humans Arrived by Sci-News.com
http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology/science-mastodons-beringia-ancient-humans-02311.html

Missing the Mastodon by Brian Switek
National Geographic, December 9, 2014
http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/12/09/missing-the-mastodon/

Mastodon fossils in Alaska and Yukon suggest
local extinction long before human colonization
Science Daily, December 1, 2014
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/12/141201163231.htm
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/amon-amm112614.php

The paper is:

Zazula, G., R. MacPhee, J. Metcalfe, A. Reyes,
F. Brock, P. Druckenmiller, P. Groves, C.
Harington, G. Hodgins, M. Kunz, F. Longstaffe,
D. Mann, H. McDonald, S. Nalawade-Chavan, and
J. Southon, 2014, American mastodon extirpation
in the Arctic and Subarctic predates human
colonization and terminal Pleistocene climate
change. PNAS. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1416072111
Abstract at http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/11/25/1416072111
PDF file at http://www.tc.gov.yk.ca/publications/PNAS-2014-Zazula-1416072111.pdf

Yours,

Paul H