About the Authors

Michael Bunce, Marta Szulkin, Beth Shapiro, Alan Cooper
Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Michael Bunce
Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Heather R. L Lerner
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Ian Barnes
Department of Biology, University College London, United Kingdom

Richard N Holdaway
Palaecol Research, Christchurch, New Zealand

Corresponding Author

buncem@mcmaster.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MB, AC, and RNH conceived and designed the experiments. MB, MS, HRLL, IB, and BS performed the experiments. MB and BS analyzed the data. MB and RNH wrote the paper.