FAUNAL REMAINS -- The analysis of the animal bones recovered from CA-CCo-312 helps us to understand the differences in food resources and diet between inland and bayshore archaeological sites. Sites located along the east bayshore, such as CA-Ala-328 and CA-Ala-329, show that the prehistoric inhabitants of the Bay Area relied to a great deal on shellfish, waterfowl and sea otters. The residents of CA-CCo-312, in contrast, exploited large herbivores (deer, elk and pronghorn) and large numbers of rodents (squirrels, wood rats, etc.).
Wills, Carrie D
1994 Whispers From Coyote's Children:
Investigations into the Archaeology
of CA-CCo-312. M.A. Thesis, Depart-
ment of Anthropology, California
State University, East Bay.
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