• A preboreal elk (Alces alces L., 1758) antler from south-eastern Norway 

      Grøndahl, Finn Audun; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Dahl, Svein Olaf; Rosvold, Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      In 1895 a shed elk antler was found in a mire on a farm near Fluberg, in Søndre Land municipality in south-eastern Norway. The antler was first radiocarbon dated in 2008 and yielded the age 9,100 ± 50 BP (8,340 – 8,250 ...
    • Demographic reconstruction from ancient DNA supports rapid extinction of the Great Auk 

      Thomas, Jessica E; Carvalho, Gary R.; James, Haile; Rawlence, Nicolas J.; Martin, Michael David; Ho, Simon Y.W.; Sigfússon, Arnór; Jósefsson, Vigfús A.; Frederiksen, Morten; Linnebjerg, Jannie F.; Castruita, Jose A. Samaniego; Niemann, Jonas; Sinding, Mikkel-Holger S.; Sandoval-Velasco, Marcela; Soares, André E.R.; Lacy, Robert; Barilaro, Christina; Best, Julia; Brandis, Dirk; Cavallo, Chiara; Elorza, Mikelo; Garrett, Kimball L; Groot, Maaike; Johansson, Friederike; Lifjeld, Jan Terje; Nilson, Göran; Serjeanston, Dale; Sweet, Paul; Fuller, Errol; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Meldgaard, Morten; Fjeldså, Jon; Shapiro, Beth; Hofreiter, Michael; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Knapp, Michael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The great auk was once abundant and distributed across the North Atlantic. It is now extinct, having been heavily exploited for its eggs, meat, and feathers. We investigated the impact of human hunting on its demise by ...
    • Reconstructing the history of a fragmented and heavily exploited red deer population using ancient and contemporary DNA 

      Rosvold, Jørgen; Røed, Knut H.; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Andersen, Reidar; Stenøien, Hans K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Background Red deer (Cervus elaphus) have been an important human resource for millennia, experiencing intensive human influence through habitat alterations, hunting and translocation of animals. In this study we ...