Published on May 26, 2013 by DNews
Did neanderthals go extinct because they were hunted and eaten by early humans? It’s a grizzly, but possible explanation for their demise. Trace shows us the evidence.
Neanderthals: Extinction by BBQ?
“Humans today eat gorillas and chimpanzees, so why would our prehistoric ancestors flinch at sitting down to a nicely roasted Neanderthal?”
What Modern Humans Can Learn From The Neanderthals’ Extinction
“It’s a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?”
Donner Party Ate Family Dog, Maybe Not People
“The Donner Party, a group of 19th century American pioneers who became snowbound in the Sierra Nevada and supposedly resorted to cannibalism, may not have eaten each other after all, suggests a new study on bones found at the Donner’s Alder Creek campsite hearth in California.”
Conservationists Call for Ugandans to Stop Eating Chimps
“Conservationists struggling to protect the remaining population of Ugandan chimpanzees have raised concerns that people around wildlife reserves in the west of the country have taken to eating the primates.”
What’s wrong with eating dog meat?
“Barbecued dog and steamed paws? These and so much more were to be had at this weekend’s dog meat festival near Seoul.”
10 WEIRD THINGS PEOPLE EAT AROUND THE WORLD
“When one looks upon a source of food he or she usually judges it by the way it looks, the way it smells and only after that the way it tastes.”
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