Did hominins impact carnivore diversity in the African Plio-Pleistocene, and if so how and why?
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As the human lineage evolved over the course of the past 3-4 million years the guild of large carnivores lost more than 2/3 of its number of species an even greater amount of its ecological diversity. Are these evolutionary trajectories causally linked? In the talk I will explore some of the evidence that speaks to this question, including measures of diversity and disparity, as well as the role of competition within the carnivore guild.
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