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Earliest Mexican Turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) in the Maya Region: Implications for pre-Hispanic Animal Trade and the Timing of Turkey Domestication
(PLOS One, 2012)
Late Preclassic (300 BC–AD 100) turkey remains identified at the archaeological site of El Mirador (Petén, Guatemala) represent the earliest evidence of the Mexican turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) in the ancient Maya world. ...
Zooarchaeological Habitat Analysis of Ancient Maya Landscape Changes
(Journal of Ethnobiology, 2008)
Consensus has not yet been reached regarding the role of human-caused environmental change in the history of Classic Maya civilization. On one side of the debate, researchers argue that growing populations and agricultural ...
Estudio Preliminar de la Utilizaci?n Animal Durante el Precl?sico Tard?o en El Mirador
(Guatemala Instituto de Antropologia e Historia, 2005)
Esta investigación presenta los resultados de un análisis de casi 4000 restos de animales vertebrados e invertebrados del sitio El Mirador. Este análisis es preliminar y se divide en tres categorías: la identificación de ...
Too Many Turkeys??
This PowerPoint presentation was delivered in March 2016 at the Society of Ethnobiology meetings in Tucson, AZ. The presentation has various goals, including: Describe increase in turkeys and decrease in artioodactyls in ...
Too Many Turkeys??
This PowerPoint presentation was delivered March 15, 2016, at Verde Valley Archaeology Center in Camp Verde, AZ. It poses the question "Did raising extra corn for turkeys put too much stress on Pueblo farming in the AD 1200s?"
Earliest Mexican Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) in the Maya region found at Preclassic El Mirador
(Society for American Archaeology, 2012)
The two species of pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican turkeys (M. ocellata and M. gallopavo) have non-overlapping ranges. Only M. gallopavo is known to have been domesticated. It was previously assumed that the domesticated Mexican ...