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Man the Fat Hunter: The Demise of Homo erectus and the Emergence of a New Hominin Lineage in the Middle Pleistocene (ca. 400 kyr) Levant

  • Miki Ben-Dor,

    Affiliation: Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

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  • Avi Gopher,

    Affiliation: Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

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  • Israel Hershkovitz,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Dan David Laboratory for the Search and Study of Modern Humans, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

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  • Ran Barkai mail

    barkaran@post.tau.ac.il

    Affiliation: Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

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  • Published: December 09, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028689

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 16 Dec 2011 at 21:32 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “The disappearance of the elephant caused the rise of modern man”
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Publication: Daily Mail
Title: “Make mine a jumbo: Early man 'lived on' elephant meat - so much so we wiped them out in the Middle East | Mail Online”
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Publication: American Friends Tel Aviv University
Title: “American Friends of Tel Aviv University: The Disappearance of the Elephant Caused the Rise of Modern Man”
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Publication: Haaretz.com
Title: “Disappearance of elephants in Land of Israel may have led to birth of modern man - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News”
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Publication: Green Prophet
Title: “Man Evolved When Elephant Meat Ran Out”
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Publication: Examiner.com
Title: “Homo erectus demise linked to elephants”
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Publication: Jerusalem Post
Title: “TAU archeologists find source of faster, smarter human”
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Additional Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 23 Dec 2011 at 12:37 GMT

Publication: Wired
Title: “Did Hunger Drive the Evolution of Homo sapiens? | Wired Science | Wired.com”
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Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “The disappearance of the elephant caused the rise of modern man”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

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RE: Additional Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 30 Dec 2011 at 19:54 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Israel21c.org
Title: “TAU: Modern man emerged out of hunger | Briefs”
http://www.israel21c.org/...

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