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How the domestic chicken rose to define the Anthropocene

31.08.2016
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Over the past 70 years, the bird has become a global staple, and could be the key fossil evidence for human-influenced epochThe domestic chicken is set to play an epoch-defining role for humanity, as its bones could become the key fossil evidence for the dawn of the age in which humankind came to dominate the planet.On Monday, an expert group announced that a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, should be declared. But the key to defining a geological age is finding global physical evidence of the transition that will be preserved for future geologists, and the chubby modern chicken eaten worldwide is a prime candidate. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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