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- Hutson, Jarod M.
- Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology 2016 v.441 pp. 936-948
- body size; bones; buffaloes; carnivores; conservation areas; death; demographic statistics; ecosystems; fossils; landscapes; national parks; predation; predator-prey relationships; predators; prediction; savannas; wildebeest; zebras; Zimbabwe
- ... Waterholes in African savanna ecosystems are often locations of carnivore serial predation. At Ngamo Pan, located in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, predators take advantage of natural and artificial waterholes to ambush prey, resulting in the a vast accumulation of large mammal bones across the local landscape. Lions are presumed responsible for many predation occurrences surrounding waterhole lo ...
- Hutson, Jarod M., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of archaeological science 2013 v.40 no.12 pp. 4139-4149
- antlers; archaeology; body size; bones; camels; cattle; nutrient requirements; reference works; Africa; Australia; North America
- ... Ungulates often gnaw on animal bones, antlers, horns, and ivory in order to maintain certain nutritional requirements. The resulting modifications to bones and other skeletal elements have been variously described and reported, but are largely absent from most taphonomic reference works. Previous accounts of such gnawing behaviors have been restricted to smaller ungulates. Here we provide detailed ...