About the Authors

David Nogués-Bravo, Miguel B Araújo
Department of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, National Museum of Natural Sciences, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid, Spain

Jesús Rodríguez
National Research Center on Human Evolution, Centro Nacional De Investigación Sobre La Evolución Humana, Burgos, Spain

Joaquín Hortal
Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Persaram Batra
Department of Earth and Environment, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

davidnogues@mncn.csic.es

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DNB conceived the manuscript. DNB and JR designed the experiments and analyzed the data. PB worked on the paleoclimatic data. All authors discussed the methods, results, and commented on the manuscript. DNB wrote the final version of the manuscript.