Faunistic remains are plentiful and belong to varied species. Of the
remains most often found are those of the Bison, the Rhinoceros
(Dicerorhinus) and the Elephant (Elephas antiquus). And because of the
great numbers of these animals' reperts, biometric studies of its
population are possible. Less frequents are findings of the Bear (Ursus
deningeri) and the Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus anfibious). Those of deers'
families are extremely rare as those of the wild boars (Sus scrofa) and Thar
(Emitragus). The sifting of deposits allows the findings of
micro-vertebrates, such as fishes, amphibians, reptiles (among these the
tortoises) birds and many roditors. The presence of micro-mammals and
the possibility of gathering exact dates with the help of radiometrics
give reasons to believe those deposits be at Isernia, the stronghold of
cronostratigraphy. Hence the ipothesis of the re-construction of the
camp is floated mainly because of the presence of large mammals remains.
The climate was supposed to consist of two seasons, a long one very dry,
followed by a shorter one with its own abundant annual precipitations.
This type of climate favoured the life and developments of open vegetation
that allowed for the ecology and food assistance to big game herds.
In the pockets of very high humidity sites, many boars and deers
inhabited and downstream many hippopotami lived around river's edge.
Following are pictures of some of the animals living in the territory.
You can clik on their heads to retrieve additional informations.
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