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Were the Mammoths Killed by the Warming?: Testing of the Climatic Versions of Wurm Extinctions

Series: Vestnik Zoologii, Supplements Volume: 4

By: P V Putshkov

Schmalhausen Insitute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #81125 | ISBN: 9660202865
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Language: English

Russian academic treatise, which makes use of Russian and western models of megafaunal extinctions.


Contents

The problem of pleistocene mass extinctions; who is "stronger" - a "mastodon" or a "rabbit"; "tundra-steppe crash concertion" of mammoth extinction; some other climatic extinctions models for palearctic; the upset of climatic equability and some other models; some final remarks on climatic extinction models; the puzzle of the prehistoric equilibrium; the biotic unravel of the puzzle; the prehistoric equilibrium mechanisms; mammoths maintain of the mammoth's biome.


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