Thursday, May 1, 2008

Neanderthals liked their veggies

Neandertals Ate Their Veggies, Tooth Study Shows

Although not a complete surprise, it's good to have evidence that Neanderthals were not obligate meat eaters:

...Tiny bits of plant material found in the teeth of a Neandertal skeleton unearthed in Iraq provide the first direct evidence that the early human relatives ate vegetation, researchers say...

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