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Found in the Camp dels Ninots a whole new tapir skeleton 3.1 million years ago and in anatomical connection

This finding the site Caldes de Malavella concentrates and 70% of global fossil record of this species It is a very important discovery because it will help you get plenty of information on the ecological environment was at that time

The first Europeans: leading roles in a special issue of Quaternary International

The volume focuses on the results of recent investigations discussed in the XVIIth World UISPP Congress held in Burgos in 2014. The guest editors of the volume are researchers from IPHES.

Clarifying the origins of Sima de los Huesos hominins

Analysis of nuclear DNA isolated from hominins from the 430,000 year-old Sima de los Huesos locality in northern Spain, in Atapuerca (Burgos) provides more conclusive evidence of their evolutionary history. The findings are reported in Nature this week.

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Human Palaeoecology in the Plio-Plistocene
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