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Abstract: Human occupation of caves during the Paleolithic is often manifested as a series of multiple, short-term events, interspersed by carnivore activities. The analysis of faunal taphonomy in Hadži Prodanova Cave provides a glimpse to the…

Abstract: The canid remains were recovered in the La Playa archaeological site, located in northwestern Mexico. The sample is constituted by 36 canids, which pertain to the Late Archaic/Early Agriculture period (1500/1200 BC-Ad 150). Measurements…

Abstract: Bird bones and artefacts made of bird bones have been regularly found in Mesolithic and Neolithic graves in Northern Europe. In this paper I discuss bird bones found in graves at three Stone Age cemeteries: Zvejnieki in Latvia, Ajvide on…

Abstract: Milk is regarded as a basic food product in prehistoric and early historic agricultural societies settled Polish Lowland. It seems to be obvious fact because among animal bone assemblages presence of cattle, sheep and goat are common…

Abstract: There are relatively few published studies of how bones are affected by weathering and diagenesis in different environments based on observation of present bones. Many experiments have been dealt with bones of fish, birds and smaller…

Abstract: Climate change due to global warming will affect the conditions for wild game populations in Scandinavia. Changes of geographical distribution and abundance of different species are expected. A way to understand how climate changes may…

Abstract: Seal bones constitute a large share of faunal remains in coastal settlements of island Saaremaa (Estonia), both the Neolithic and the Bronze Age ones. Seal hunting played an important role in both discussed periods. Seal bones form the…

Abstract: In 1750 freshwater angling was already a long-established sporting pastime. However rapidly accelerating industrialisation created a new urban workforce who embraced coarse fishing. Social differences were underlined between anglers of…

Abstract: The red fox (/Vulpes vulpes/) is a generalist predator but in areas where abundances of rabbits are high, as in Mediterranean ecosystems, they constitute one of the most common prey species. Taphonomic studies on leporid remains consumed…

Abstract: Lama guanicoe (guanaco) is the best represented land mammal in continental archaeological sites of the whole Holocene in Pampa and Patagonia, South America. The main techniques developed for age estimation of guanaco specimens occurring…