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Early Holocene human presence in Madagascar evidenced by exploitation of avian megafauna

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Science Advances  12 Sep 2018:
Vol. 4, no. 9, eaat6925
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat6925

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vol. 4 no. 9

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  • Received for publication March 25, 2018
  • Accepted for publication August 6, 2018

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  1. James Hansford1,2,*,
  2. Patricia C. Wright3,4,
  3. Armand Rasoamiaramanana5,
  4. Ventura R. Pérez6,
  5. Laurie R. Godfrey6,
  6. David Errickson7,
  7. Tim Thompson7 and
  8. Samuel T. Turvey1
  1. 1Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK.
  2. 2Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, University of Southampton, Waterfront Campus, European Way, Southampton SO14 3ZH, UK.
  3. 3Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA.
  4. 4Centre ValBio, Ranomafana, Ifanadiana 312, Madagascar.
  5. 5Mention Bassins Sédimentaires Evolution Conservation, University of Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Madagascar.
  6. 6Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, 240 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003, USA.
  7. 7School of Science, Engineering and Design, Teesside University, Borough Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3BA, UK.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: hansford.james{at}


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