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03-16-2016, 07:02 PM
Scientists from the Senckenberg Center for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment (HEP) in Tübingen have studied the Neanderthal diet. Based on the isotope composition in the collagen from prehistoric bones, they were able to show that, while the Neanderthal diet consisted primarily of large plant eaters such at mammoths and rhinoceroses, it also included vegetarian food.

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