Fossil herbivore stable isotopes reveal middle Pleistocene hominin palaeoenvironment in ‘Green Arabia’

@article{Roberts2018FossilHS,
  title={Fossil herbivore stable isotopes reveal middle Pleistocene hominin palaeoenvironment in ‘Green Arabia’},
  author={Patrick Roberts and Mathew Stewart and Abdulaziz N. Alagaili and Paul S. Breeze and Ian Candy and Nicholas Drake and Huw S. Groucutt and Eleanor M. L. Scerri and Julia A Lee-Thorp and Julien Louys and Iyad S. Zalmout and Yahya S. A. Al-Mufarreh and Jana Zech and Abdullah M. Alsharekh and Abdulaziz al Omari and Nicole Boivin and Michael D. Petraglia},
  journal={Nature Ecology \& Evolution},
  year={2018},
  volume={2},
  pages={1871-1878}
}
Despite its largely hyper-arid and inhospitable climate today, the Arabian Peninsula is emerging as an important area for investigating Pleistocene hominin dispersals. Recently, a member of our own species was found in northern Arabia dating to ca. 90 ka, while stone tools and fossil finds have hinted at an earlier, middle Pleistocene, hominin presence. However, there remain few direct insights into Pleistocene environments, and associated hominin adaptations, that accompanied the movement of… 

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