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Late Pleistocene Canidae remains from Geographical Society Cave in the Russian Far East
Baryshnikov G.F.
P. 65-83
The analysis of bone remains of canids from the Upper-Pleistocene deposits of Geographical Society Cave in Primorskii Territory, Russia, revealed the presence of 4 species: Nyctereutes procyonoides, Canis lupus, Cuon alpinus, and Vulpes vulpes. Their accumulation is associated predominantly with the food activity of larger carnivores (Crocuta ultima, Panthera tigris), which used the cave as a den. No reliable signs of utilization of canids by ancient people were detected.


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