Late Pleistocene northward-dispersing Bison antiquus from the Bighill Creek Formation, Gallelli Gravel Pit, Alberta, Canada, and the fate of Bison occidentalis

@article{Wilson2008LatePN,
  title={Late Pleistocene northward-dispersing Bison antiquus from the Bighill Creek Formation, Gallelli Gravel Pit, Alberta, Canada, and the fate of Bison occidentalis},
  author={Michael Clayton Wilson and L. V. Hills and Beth Shapiro},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={45},
  pages={827-859}
}
  • Michael Clayton Wilson, L. V. Hills, Beth Shapiro
  • Published 2008
  • Geology
  • Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences
  • Late Pleistocene bison skeletal remains from the Gallelli Gravel Pit in the Bighill Creek Formation at Calgary, Alberta, document at least two individuals, including the largest postglacial bison reported from North America south of Beringia. Two partial crania, dated to 11 290 and 10 100 14C years BP, are referred to the southern species Bison antiquus Leidy, indicating northward movement from the midcontinent as ice retreat opened a corridor between Laurentide and Cordilleran ice. Their large… CONTINUE READING

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