Overkill Hypothesis - During the last 50,000 years, including the end of the last glacial period, approximately 33 genera of large mammals have become extinct in North America. Pleistocene Extinctions - Hunting Hypothesis - Overkill HypothesisThe overkill hypothesis, a variant of the hunting hypothesis, was proposed 40 years ago by Paul S.
BIODIVERSITY LETTER The North American Pleistocene overkill. Of these, 15 genera extinctions can be reliably attributed to a brief interval of 11,500 to 10,000 radiocarbon years before present, shortly following the arrival of the Clovis people in North America. BIODIVERSITY LETTER The North American Pleistocene overkill hypothesis and the re‐wilding debate BIODIVERSITY LETTER The North American Pleistocene overkill hypothesis and the re‐wilding debate Wolverton, Steve 2010-09-01 The conservation agenda to re‐wild North America may or may not be realistic in terms of political ecology.
The End of the Pleistocene in North America - Lincoln Ground sloths survived on the Antilles long after North and South American ground sloths were extinct. People accept the overkill hypothesiS as the only reasonable explanation for the extinction at the end of the Pleistocene in the western hemisphere, the idea has not received general