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Keys To Predicting Climate: Monsoons, Hippos And A Wet Stone Age Sahel

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October 17, 1997
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University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists are a step closer to solving a climatological riddle of the early Stone Age when, in what is now North African desert, hippos and crocodiles abounded, Neolithic fishermen thrived on the shores of numerous shallow lakes, and grasslands stretched to the horizon.

MADISON - Scientists have long known that six thousand years ago, in what is now North African desert, hippos and crocodiles abounded, Neolithic fishermen thrived on the shores of numerous shallow lakes, and grasslands stretched to the horizon.


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University of Wisconsin-Madison. (1997, October 17). Keys To Predicting Climate: Monsoons, Hippos And A Wet Stone Age Sahel. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/10/971017065205.htm
University of Wisconsin-Madison. "Keys To Predicting Climate: Monsoons, Hippos And A Wet Stone Age Sahel." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/10/971017065205.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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