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Submission + - Neandertals ate their veggies, their feces reveal (

sciencehabit writes: Scientists excavating an archaeological site in southern Spain have finally gotten the real poop on Neandertals, finding that the Caveman Diet for these quintessential carnivores included substantial helpings of vegetables. Using the oldest published samples of human fecal matter, archaeologists have found the first direct evidence that Neandertals in Europe cooked and ate plants about 50,000 years ago.
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Neandertals ate their veggies, their feces reveal

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