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Suggested "Field Trips" for Runic Study
I began this article after discussing with my colleagues just what the Runes mean and how one goes about studying them. I also remembered that my Rune teacher, Thorr Sheil, told me that he and HIS teacher went to a dairy farm while they were studying the Rune...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Shapeshifting in Celtic Myth
The theme of shapeshifting is found in Celtic myth regardless of the specific country one invesigates. Thoughout my studies of Celtic lore I have found that there were very specific reasons or circumstances for shapeshifting. These reasons fall into at least...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Atlantis
There are fragments of the 'Atlantis' legend in almost every culture around the world. This suggests, but does not prove, that the legend is based on a very ancient truth that was known by the forebears of each of these cultures. Our main source of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Elhaz
Elhaz is the seventh Rune of the second aett (group of eight). Its name means "elk," in the European sense of the word. The European elk is essentially the same animal as the North American "moose." The North American elk (wapiti) is a...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish

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Examining the Extinction of the Pleistocene Megafauna - Stanford
been made that human hunting caused the Pleistocene extinctions. According to Martin (1967), the extinctions of the megafauna are not consistent with climatic ...
Linking Top-down Forces to the Pleistocene Megafaunal Extinctions
The arrival of the first humans, as hunters and scavengers, through top-down forcing, ... a more detailed comprehension of late Pleistocene megafaunal ecology, ...
Northeastern North American Pleistocene megafauna
involvement in the extinction processes of Pleistocene megafauna in northeastern ... forward testing of human hunting of megafauna has been difficult for want of ...
Hunting the Mammoth, Pleistocene to Postmodern - Institute for
a number of narratives of the mammoth hunt—fictional and philosophical, ... as the Pleistocene mammalian megafauna), and historical (such as the thylacine ...
A Multispecies Overkill Simulation of the End-Pleistocene - NCEAS
End-Pleistocene Megafaunal ... hunting, and low maximum hunting effort are assumed; additional parameters .... year overlap of humans and megafauna might.

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Who killed off Australia's big birds?
Therefore, they argue, climate must have been the bad guy. Others have argued that hunting by humans resulted in megafaunal extinction.
Extinction of giant herbivores changed global landscapes
The extinction of large herbivores such as woolly mammoths, mastodons, and giant ground sloths during the late Pleistocene epoch likely substantially altered landscapes across the world, scientists say.
Aussie megafauna hunted to extinction
Megafauna - animals such as the 200cm tall, wombat-like diprotodon and giant kangaroo procoptodon - existed during the Pleistocene period, from around 1.8 million years ago until their extinction. The research paper was published in biology journal ...
Better than man
By the time of the first Pleistocene Ice Ages, wolves and their close relatives like ancestral foxes were well established in the megafauna ecology.
What is that huge-armadillo-looking thing? A huge armadillo, say scientists.
Glyptodonts went extinct along with the mammoth, mastodon, saber-toothed cats, and other megafauna living across the Americas around 11,000 years ago. Scientists have ...

Suggested Web Resources

Quaternary extinction event - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
3.1 Overkill hypothesis; 3.2 Objections to the hunting hypothesis.
Pleistocene megafauna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pleistocene megafauna is the set of large animals that lived on Earth during ... as likely causes of these extinctions: hunting by the spreading humans, climatic ...
Examining the Extinction of the Pleistocene Megafauna - Stanford
been made that human hunting caused the Pleistocene extinctions. According to Martin (1967), the extinctions of the megafauna are not consistent with climatic ...
Hunting or climate change? Megafauna extinction debate narrows
Nov 14, 2012 What is the oldest debate in Australian science? Probably, the argument over what caused extinction of our Pleistocene megafauna – the ...
Explaining the Pleistocene megafaunal extinctions: Models
Nov 12, 2002 Together these have been used to posit a rapid demise of megafauna due to over-hunting by invading humans. However, we demonstrate that ...

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