Large carnivore attacks on hominins during the Pleistocene: a forensic approach with a Neanderthal example

@article{Camars2015LargeCA,
  title={Large carnivore attacks on hominins during the Pleistocene: a forensic approach with a Neanderthal example},
  author={E. Camar{\'o}s and M. Cueto and C. Lorenzo and V. Villaverde and F. Rivals},
  journal={Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={8},
  pages={635-646}
}
Interaction between hominins and carnivores has been common and constant through human evolution and generated mutual pressures similar to those present in worldwide modern human-carnivore conflicts. This current interaction is sometimes violent and can be reflected in permanent skeletal pathologies and other bone modifications. In the present paper, we carry out a survey of 124 forensic cases of dangerous human-carnivore encounters. The objective is to infer direct hominin-carnivore… Expand
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