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Teeth Analysis of Neanderthals Reveals That They Weren’t Always Meat Eaters

Pine nuts, monk seals, and mushrooms were a part of the Neanderthal diet.

Reconstruction of a Neanderthal (left) and a Homo Sapien (right). Image source: Natural History Museum

When we think of Neanderthals, we imagine strong human-like creatures who hunted gigantic beasts such as the woolly mammoth. They were hardy beings who were intelligent enough to hunt animals much larger than them…

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Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

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Top writer in History, Science, Art, Food, and Culture. Interested in lost civilizations and human evolution. Contact: prateekdasgupta@gmail.com