This article reveals that either a dietary shift took place in this lineage or Myotragus successively adapted to increased intraspecific competition, expanding its dietary range to adapt to energetic restrictions.

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Winkler, D. E. (2011). Old teeth, new methods: microtexture and morphometry analysis provide insight in gradual evolution and dietary change in the extinct bovid Myotragus. Scripta Geologica, 142, 21–22.