Neandertal energetics revisited: Insights into population dynamics and life history evolution

  title={Neandertal energetics revisited: Insights into population dynamics and life history evolution},
  author={James Josh Snodgrass and William R. Leonard},
Paleoanthropologists are increasingly utilizing energetic models to provide insights into hominin ecology and evolution. Energy dynamics represent a key interface between an organism and its environment; how energy is extracted from limited resources and allocated to various somatic functions has consequences for survival and reproduction. Within the past few years, several teams of researchers have reconstructed Neandertal energy budgets to address issues such as foraging efficiency… 

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