Abstract

Large mammal remains described from the prehistoric settlement at Emily Bay consist of elephant seal and turtle. Rattus exulans remains similar to those elsewhere in Polynesia were the only rodent remains found throughout excavations at Emily and Cemetery Bays: there is no evidence that this animal was eaten. A partial dog mandible from Emily Bay is described: it may be prehistoric but neither its date nor osteometry are definitive. An intrusive recent pig is noted.

 
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Short Form
Smith et al., 2001, Rec. Aust. Mus., Suppl. 27: 75–79
Author
Ian Smith; Geoffrey Clark; Peter White
Year
2001
Title
Mammalian and reptilian fauna from Emily and Cemetery Bays, Norfolk Island
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement
Volume
27
Start Page
75
End Page
79
DOI
10.3853/j.0812-7387.27.2001.1341
Language
English
Date Published
28 November 2001
Cover Date
28 November 2001
ISBN
ISBN 0-7347-2305-9
ISSN
0812-7387
CODEN
RAMSEZ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
MAMMALIA: RODENTIA; NORFOLK ISLAND; REPTILIA
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28 November 2001
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28 November 2001
Reference Number
1341
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