Paleontologists: Pleistocene Hyper-Carnivores Kept Giant Plant-Eaters in Check

For several decades, scientists have wondered how Pleistocene ecosystems (2.5 million to 11,700 years ago) survived despite the presence of huge herbivores, such as mammoths, mastodons and giant ground sloths. Now, a team of researchers – led by a scientist from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – argues that the ecosystems were effectively [...] —> Read More