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Santa Rosa Island, California, USA


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Possible Pleistocene kill site, dating to c.30 000 years ago, where it is claimed that dwarf mammoths, which were native to the island, were slaughtered by human groups. However, there is no certain association between the artefacts recovered and the mammoth bones.

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C. V. J. Haynes, 1966, Elephant hunting in Northern America. Scientific American, 214(6), 104–12

Subjects: Archaeology.


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