The timing of human arrival and megafaunal genera extinction across the world in the late Pleistocene and Holocene, as analyzed by Bernardo Araujo (2013). The displayed quantitative axes show the last known dates of occurrence at each landmass (calibrated dates, in years before past) of megafaunal genera (red dots). Grey spears point to the time of first known dates of human presence at each landmass. The large grey arrows show the main routes of human dispersal across the globe. © Bernardo Araujo. 

The timing of human arrival and megafaunal genera extinction across the world in the late Pleistocene and Holocene, as analyzed by Bernardo Araujo (2013). The displayed quantitative axes show the last known dates of occurrence at each landmass (calibrated dates, in years before past) of megafaunal genera (red dots). Grey spears point to the time of first known dates of human presence at each landmass. The large grey arrows show the main routes of human dispersal across the globe. © Bernardo Araujo. 

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As Alfred Russell Wallace once wrote, we live in a zoologically impoverished world, from which most of the largest, strangest and most spectacular animals disappeared quite recently. About two thirds of all animal species larger than 50 kg (the so-called megafauna) were extinct from the late Pleistocene onwards, starting in Australia at about fifty...

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... (2013) main results are summarised in Figure 1. The dates shown are the last known occurrences of each megafaunal genus and the first known human presence in each landmass. ...

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Here I offer the references to Figure 1 and Table 1 included in the article "The controversy space on Quaternary Megafaunal extinction published with my co-authors in Quaternary International