Late survival of megafauna refuted for Cloggs Cave, SE Australia: Implications for the Australian Late Pleistocene megafauna extinction debate

  title={Late survival of megafauna refuted for Cloggs Cave, SE Australia: Implications for the Australian Late Pleistocene megafauna extinction debate},
  author={Bruno David and Lee J. Arnold and Jean-Jacques Delannoy and Joanna Fresl{\o}v and Chris Urwin and Fiona Petchey and Matthew C. McDowell and Russell Mullett and Jerome Mialanes and Rachel Wood and Joe Crouch and Johan Berthet and Vanessa N. L. Wong and Helen Green and John C. Hellstrom},
  journal={Quaternary Science Reviews},
Abstract Understanding of Late Pleistocene megafaunal extinctions in Australia and New Guinea (Sahul) suffers from a paucity of reliably dated bone deposits. Researchers are divided as to when, and why, large-bodied species became extinct. Critical to these interpretations are so-called ‘late survivors’, megafauna that are thought to have persisted for tens of thousands of years after the arrival of people. While the original dating of most sites with purported late survivors has been shown to… Expand
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