The body size of wild boar during the Mesolithic in southern Scandinavia

  title={The body size of wild boar during the Mesolithic in southern Scandinavia},
  author={Ola Magnell},
  journal={Acta Theriologica},
In order to study the body size of wild boarSus scrofa Linnaeus, 1758 during the Boreal and Atlantic Chronozones in southern Scandinavia, 12 measurements of teeth and bones from 32 Mesolithic sites from Scania (Sweden) and Zealand and Jutland (Denmark) were analysed. The osteometric analysis revealed that the body size of wild boar from Scania did not change during the period. The results indicate that the changes of ecological conditions during the transition from the Boreal to the Atlantic… CONTINUE READING

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