General Discussion Scientists Show Neanderthals Ate Plants, By Studying Their Poop

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Scientists Show Neanderthals Ate Plants, By Studying Their Poop

I could make a poop joke here. This is, after all, a story about the oldest human poop ever found.

And I like a good poop joke as much as the next guy, of course, but what the discovery shows is a lot more interesting than the comic possibilities in the fact that scientist handled a coil some guy or gal laid down 50,000 years ago. It busts up once and for all the long-held image of Neanderthals as pure carnivores.

Although other proof that Neanderthals ate more than meat has been found in...
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