A hypothesis to explain the role of meat‐eating in human evolution

@article{Milton1999AHT,
  title={A hypothesis to explain the role of meat‐eating in human evolution},
  author={Katharine Milton},
  journal={Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues},
  year={1999},
  volume={8}
}
  • K. Milton
  • Published 1999
  • Biology
  • Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues

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