- and southern
Asia, but all the others
more wide-ranging.) Megafaunal species
may be subcategorized
by their trophic position
- The megafaunal
wolf (Canis cf. lupus) was a Late Pleistocene
– early Holocene hypercarnivore similar
in size to a large extant
gray wolf. It had a shorter...
ago to the present) saw the extinctions
of numerous predominantly megafaunal
species, which resulted
in a collapse
in faunal density
- priscus) is an extinct giant goanna
lizard. They were part of a megafaunal
****emblage that inhabited southern Australia during
the Pleistocene. The...
from humans, climate change
may have been a driving factor
in the megafaunal
at the end of the Pleistocene. Ecologically, humanity...
- the Younger Dryas cooling
from 12,800 to 11,500 YBP, and the American megafaunal extinction event
12,700 YBP when 90 genera
of mammals weighing
over 44 kg...
- order Pilosa along
with the anteaters. Extinct sloth species include
many megafaunal ground
sloths, some of which attained
the size of elephants, as well as...
- Deaths: The Chronology
of Terminal Pleistocene Megafaunal
Extinction". In Haynes, Gary (ed.). American Megafaunal Extinctions
at the End of the Pleistocene...
- the bolide impact hypothesis
as the cause
of the Younger Dryas
and the megafaunal extinction
that "...something major happened
at 10,900 B...
kangaroo) is a genus
of megafaunal macropods
in Australia, Tasmania, and Papua
in the Pliocene...