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Grassland as opposed to rainforest in prehistoric South East Asia

Grassland as opposed to rainforest in prehistoric South East Asia

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Drastic changes of the habitats clearly promoted the extinction of colossal animal species and early humans within the PleistoceneSoutheast Asia, this day notorious for its lush rainforests, used to be at somewhat a few sides within the previous lined by sweeping grasslands. This has been confirmed by study performed by a study personnel from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human Ancient previous in Jena and the University of Griffith. The growth and reduction of these grasslands had drastic outcomes on native megafauna, variously supporting success and inducing extinction. Artist’s reconstruction of a savannah in Center Pleistocene Southeast Asia. Within the foreground a Homo erectus, hyenas and Asian rhinoceroses are depicted, further support a stegodon, an extinct ...