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- Bobe, René, et al. Show all 23 Authors
- Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology 2019 v.514 pp. 723-738
- Magnoliopsida; Miocene epoch; Primates; coastal plains; ecosystems; estuaries; fauna; fish; fossils; freshwater; habitats; invertebrates; landscapes; mammals; maritime climate; national parks; paleoanthropology; paleobiogeography; paleoecology; reptiles; sediments; trees; woodlands; Mozambique
- ... The East African Rift System (EARS) has played a central role in our understanding of human origins and vertebrate evolution in the late Cenozoic of Africa. However, the distribution of fossil sites along the rift is highly biased towards its northern extent, and the types of paleoenvironments are primarily restricted to fluvial and lacustrine settings. Here we report the discovery of the first fo ...
- Bobe, René, et al. Show all 14 Authors
- Trends in ecology & evolution 2015 v.30 no.4 pp. 215-222
- Pongidae; anthropogenic activities; cognition; evolution; humans
- ... We are in a new epoch, the Anthropocene, and research into our closest living relatives, the great apes, must keep pace with the rate that our species is driving change. While a goal of many studies is to understand how great apes behave in natural contexts, the impact of human activities must increasingly be taken into account. This is both a challenge and an opportunity, which can importantly in ...