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Histological reconstruction of dental development and age at death in a juvenile gibbon (Hylobates lar).
  • W. Dirks
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of human evolution
  • 1 October 1998
Although research on dental development in great apes and modern humans has provided comparative models for life history, growth and development in hominin evolution, almost nothing is known aboutExpand
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Out of the mouths of baboons: stress, life history, and dental development in the Awash National Park hybrid zone, Ethiopia.
The techniques of dental histology provide a method for reconstructing much of the life history of an individual, as accentuated increments visible in polarized light microscopy record incidents ofExpand
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New fossil remains of Elephas from the southern Levant: Implications for the evolutionary history of the Asian elephant
Abstract We describe new fossil remains of elephant (Elephas cf. hysudricus) from archaeological sites in the Levant: Ma'ayan Baruch (Israel) and 'Ain Soda (Jordan). Both sites date to the MiddleExpand
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Phylogeny, life history and the timing of molar crown formation in two archaic ungulates, Meniscotherium and Phenacodus (Mammalia, 'Condylarthra').
The condylarths, or archaic ungulates, are a paraphyletic mammalian group including a number of fossil taxa whose relationships are unresolved. Included are two genera from the Paleocene and EoceneExpand
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An anachronistic Clarkforkian mammal fauna from the Paleocene Fort Union Formation (Great Divide Basin, Wyoming, USA)
The Clarkforkian (latest Paleocene) North American Land Mammal Age (NALMA) remains a relatively poorly sampled biostratigraphic interval at the close of the Paleocene epoch that is best known fromExpand
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