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Paleoecology of the large carnivore guild from the late Pleistocene of Argentina

  title={Paleoecology of the large carnivore guild from the late Pleistocene of Argentina},
  author={Sergio Fabi{\'a}n Vizcaino and Francisco Juan Prevosti and Paseo del Bosque},
  journal={Acta Palaeontologica Polonica},
51 (3): 407–422.The paleoecology of the South American fossil carnivores has not been as well studied as that of their northern relatives.One decade ago Farina suggested that the fauna of Rio Lujan locality (Argentina, late Pleistocene–early Holocene) is notbalanced because the metabolic requirements of the large carnivores are exceeded by the densities and biomass of thelarge herbivores. This conclusion is based on the calculation of densities using allometric functions between body massand… 

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