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Synergistic roles of climate warming and human occupation in Patagonian megafaunal extinctions during the Last Deglaciation

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Science Advances  17 Jun 2016:
Vol. 2, no. 6, e1501682
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1501682

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  • Received for publication November 21, 2015
  • Accepted for publication May 27, 2016
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  1. Jessica L. Metcalf1,2,
  2. Chris Turney3,*,
  3. Ross Barnett4,5,*,
  4. Fabiana Martin6,
  5. Sarah C. Bray1,7,
  6. Julia T. Vilstrup5,
  7. Ludovic Orlando5,
  8. Rodolfo Salas-Gismondi8,9,
  9. Daniel Loponte10,
  10. Matías Medina11,
  11. Mariana De Nigris12,
  12. Teresa Civalero12,
  13. Pablo Marcelo Fernández12,
  14. Alejandra Gasco13,
  15. Victor Duran13,
  16. Kevin L. Seymour14,
  17. Clara Otaola15,
  18. Adolfo Gil15,
  19. Rafael Paunero16,
  20. Francisco J. Prevosti17,
  21. Corey J. A. Bradshaw18,
  22. Jane C. Wheeler19,
  23. Luis Borrero20,
  24. Jeremy J. Austin1 and
  25. Alan Cooper1,4,
  1. 1Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, School of Biological Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia.
  2. 2Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Ramaley Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309–0334, USA.
  3. 3Climate Change Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
  4. 4Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK.
  5. 5Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 5–7, DK-1350 Copenhagen, Denmark.
  6. 6Centro de Estudios del Hombre Austral, Instituto de la Patagonia, UMAG, Avenida Bulnes 01890, Punta Arenas, Chile.
  7. 7Acute Leukaemia Laboratory, Centre for Cancer Biology, University of South Australia, Adelaide South Australia 5001, Australia.
  8. 8Institut des Sciences de l’Evolution, Université de Montpellier, CNRS, IRD, EPHE, Montpellier 34095, France.
  9. 9Departamento de Paleontologia de Vertebrados, Museo de Historia Natural, UNMSM, Avenida Arenales 1256, Lima 14, Peru.
  10. 10Instituto Nacional de Antropología y Pensamiento Latinoamericano, C1426BJN Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  11. 11Área de Arqueología y Etnohistoria, Centro de Estudios Históricos “Prof. Carlos S.A. Segreti,” Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Miguel C. del Corro 308, Córdoba (5000), Argentina.
  12. 12Instituto Nacional de Antropología y Pensamiento Latinoamericano (INAPL), CONICET/UBA, 3 de Febrero 1370, C1426BJN Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  13. 13CONICET, Laboratorio de Paleoecología Humana, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.
  14. 14Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada.
  15. 15CONICET-IANGLA Grupo Vincualdo San Rafael/ UTN-MHNSR, Parque Mariano Moreno (5600), San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina.
  16. 16Departamento Científico de Arqueología. Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, UNLP, Avenida Paseo del Bosque s/n (1900), La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  17. 17Centro Regional de Investigaciones Científicas y Transferencia Tecnológica de La Rioja (CRILAR), Provincia de La Rioja, UNLaR, SEGEMAR, UNCa, CONICET, Entre Ríos y Mendoza s/n, (5301), Anillaco, La Rioja, Argentina.
  18. 18School of Biological Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia.
  19. 19CONOPA, Instituto de Investigación y Desarrollo de Camélidos Sudamericanos, Lima, Peru.
  20. 20CONICET-IMHICIHU, Universidad de Buenos Aires. Saavedra 15, 5 (1083 ACA), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: alan.cooper{at}adelaide.edu.au
    • * These authors contributed equally to this work.

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