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The northern part of the West African semi-arid terrain is made up of known as the Sahel... 03/08/2012 Religion Paper #2 What is Western Civilization and how does one describe it? The Peace Formula (by Srila Prabhupada). When the first Europeans arrived in Australia, islands off the coasts had not been inhabited for about 10 thousand years, when the oceans rose and cut them off from the mainland.� On King and Kangaroo islands, the wombats, emus, kangaroos, and other animals were so tame that people killed them with no effort whatsoever.� Europeans on one island even built a hut for their wombats to sleep in at night, and they just pulled one from a hut when needed and slaughtered it.� No mainland animals acted remotely like that.� They are shy and furtive around people, for good reason. [562] � It did not matter if the environment was warm, dry, wet, or cold; all large animals quickly died off when humans arrived.� New Guinea had a similar megafauna extinction pattern: sudden and total.

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