The presence of Panthera onca Linnaeus 1758 (Felidae) in the Pleistocene of the region of Lagoa Santa, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

@article{Chahud2020ThePO,
  title={The presence of Panthera onca Linnaeus 1758 (Felidae) in the Pleistocene of the region of Lagoa Santa, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil},
  author={Artur Chahud and Mercedes Okumura},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  year={2020},
  volume={33},
  pages={2496 - 2503}
}
  • A. Chahud, M. Okumura
  • Published 19 August 2020
  • Geography, Environmental Science, Biology
  • Historical Biology
ABSTRACT The region of Lagoa Santa, State of Minas Gerais (Brazil) presents an important karst complex that includes several caves with a large amount of osteological material. Among the places of great palaeontological importance is the Cuvieri Cave, known for the diversity of extinct and extant animal species, including large cats. The Felidae emerged in South America during the Great American Biotic Interchange, and in a short period, they became the main predators of the region, with… 
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