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  1. Department of Anthropology and Institute of Archaeology, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA.

    • Joseph V. Ferraro
    • , Katie M. Binetti
    •  & Lori E. Baker
  2. Terrestrial Paleoclimatology Research Group, Department of Geosciences, and Institute of Archaeology, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA.

    • Logan A. Wiest
    • , Donald Esker
    •  & Steven L. Forman


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J.V.F., K.M.B. and S.L.F. conceived the project; J.V.F., K.M.B., L.A.W., D.E. and L.E.B. interpreted the taphonomic record; S.L.F interpreted the geological record; J.V.F. and S.L.F. interpreted the lithic technology record; J.V.F. photographed the WMNM mammoth bones; L.A.W. created the figures; J.V.F., K.M.B. and S.L.F. wrote the manuscript; J.V.F., K.M.B., S.L.F., L.A.W., D.E. and L.E.B. edited the manuscript.

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