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Magallania (Punta Arenas)

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L'HEUREUX, G. Lorena  and  BORRERO, Luis A. Faunal exploitation at Laguna Condor site, Santa Cruz province, Argentina. Magallania [online]. 2016, vol.44, n.1, pp.249-257. ISSN 0718-2244.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-22442016000100014.

This paper presents the results of the analysis of faunal assemblages recovered at the archaeological locality of Laguna Condor, on the upper basin of the Gallegos River at the "Morros area", Santa Cruz, Argentina. Despite the low rate of bone deposition, high densities of highly fragmented bones were recorded. A high diversity of species was identified, although only one taxon was intensively exploited. The focus was on the exploitation of Lama guanicoe and, occasionally, forest resources (Hippocamelus bisulcus), and European fauna (Equus caballus). The evidence reinforces the interpretation of Laguna Condor as logistically, redundantly and intensively exploited place during short periods ca. 200 years AP.

Keywords : laguna Condor site; fauna use; late Holocene.

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