Why the stegodon became extinct in the Philippines?
Extinction of the Late Pleistocene stegodon on Flores is hypothesised to have occurred as a result of a volcanic eruption (Van den Bergh et al., 2009) as stegodon material is found below a volcanic layer dated to ca.
What was the first man in the Philippines?
Callao Man (c.
The earliest known hominin remains in the Philippines is the fossil discovered in 2007 in the Callao Caves in Cagayan. The 67,000-year-old find predates the 47,000-year-old Tabon Man, which was until then the earliest known set of human remains in the archipelago.
Is there a dinosaur discovered in the Philippines?
There are also other fossils found in the country but most are microscopic marine organisms. So why weren’t there dinosaurs discovered in the Philippines? Scientists believe that there were no dinosaurs in the Philippines because at the time dinosaurs were alive there was no “Philippines” yet.