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9.19.11 - September 19, 2011 Habitat Changes at End of the...

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September 19, 2011 Habitat Changes at End of the Pleistocene Pleistocene – ended 10,000 years ago The Last Ice Age Neandertals were 30,000-130,000 years ago last great pulse of the Pleistocene Pleistocene mix of glacial and interglacial periods not just on fluid ice age Habitat shift As time goes on , shrinking of grasslands and expansion of woodland Modern H sapiens expands habitat beyond Africa starting about 120,000 years ago during interglacial Continents look fatter because ocean is lower around 100,000 ya “commemorating” extinct Australian Mega fauna see different large animals that are no longer present Crossing Beringia during the Terinal Pleistocene Peopling the Americas by 20,000 years ago Beringia very shallow so rough waters because affected by little movement Weather patterns come from water Beringia was dry land during the Pleistocene (glacial period) Canada under a glacier during Plei. Towards end of Plei, area of dry land appeared so people could have possibly entered N.
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