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Systematic Butchery by Plio/Pleistocene Hominids at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania [and Comments and Reply]
Human origins research by archaeologists has expanded the evidence of the diet and subsistence activities of ancient hominids. We examine an important component of that evidence, theExpand
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Archaeological evidence for meat-eating by Plio-Pleistocene hominids from Koobi Fora and Olduvai Gorge
The importance of meat-eating in human evolution has long been a controversial subject1–4. The best available evidence of hominid activities between 2 and 1.5 Myr ago is the archaeological recordExpand
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ORIGINAL ARTICLE Nutritional Composition of Some Wild Plant Foods and Honey Used by Hadza Foragers of Tanzania
We report compositional data for several foods that comprise the annual diet among Hadza foragers near Lake Eyasi in northern Tanzania. Samples collected during daily gathering trips over threeExpand
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Configurational approach to identifying the earliest hominin butchers
The announcement of two approximately 3.4-million-y-old purportedly butchered fossil bones from the Dikika paleoanthropological research area (Lower Awash Valley, Ethiopia) could profoundly alter ourExpand
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Variability in Bone Assemblage Formation from Hadza Hunting, Scavenging, and Carcass Processing
Presentation des techniques de chasse et de recuperation du gibier, comparaison des strategies adoptees par les Hadza (Tanzanie) quant au transport, a la transformation et la consommation desExpand
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Characteristics of an Early Hominid Scavenging Niche [and Comments and Reply]
The characteristics of scavenging opportunities in the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater are here documented and applied to the Plio/Pleistocene East Turkana and Olduvai lake basins. TheExpand
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Patterns of skeletal representation and hominid subsistence activities at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, and Koobi Fora, Kenya
Proportions of skeletal elements from diverse taxa at some of the earliest Plio-Pleistocene archaeological sites at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, and Koobi Fora, Kenya, provide a useful basis forExpand
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Composition of tubers used by Hadza foragers of Tanzania
Abstract Data are presented on three edible species of tuber (Vigna frutescens, Eminia entennulifa, and Ipomoea transvaalensis) consumed by Hadza foragers in northern Tanzania. These species areExpand
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Bovid mortality profiles in paleoecological context falsify hypotheses of endurance running–hunting and passive scavenging by early Pleistocene hominins
Abstract The world’s first archaeological traces from 2.6 million years ago (Ma) at Gona, in Ethiopia, include sharp-edged cutting tools and cut-marked animal bones, which indicate consumption ofExpand
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