About the Authors

William E. Banks, Francesco d'Errico
Institut de Préhistoire et de Géologie du Quaternaire, UMR 5199-PACEA, Université Bordeaux 1, CNRS, Talence, France

Francesco d'Errico
Institute for Human Evolution, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

A. Townsend Peterson
Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States of America

Masa Kageyama, Adriana Sima
Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement/IPSL, UMR 1572, CEA/CNRS/UVSQ, CE Saclay, L'Orme des Merisiers, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Maria-Fernanda Sánchez-Goñi
EPHE, UMR5805-EPOC, Université Bordeaux 1, CNRS, Talence, France

Corresponding Author

w.banks@ipgq.u-bordeaux1.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WEB. Performed the experiments: WEB. Analyzed the data: WEB Fd ATP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MK AS MFSG. Wrote the paper: WEB Fd ATP MK MFSG.