Prehistoric Extinctions on Islands and Continents

@inproceedings{Martin1999PrehistoricEO,
  title={Prehistoric Extinctions on Islands and Continents},
  author={Paul S. Martin and David W Steadman},
  year={1999}
}
Geological extinction of a continental megafauna of Holarctic mammoths, American ground sloths, and Australian diprotodonts, to name a few mammalian examples, rivals pulsing ice sheets and fluctuating sea levels in being a hallmark of the Quaternary. To these more familiar examples of late Quaternary extinction (LQE), younger fossils recently recovered from oceanic islands, including bird and land snail taxa from the Pacific and various endemic terrestrial vertebrates from the Caribbean, add… 
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