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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2017 10:11 p.m. PST

… Rhinoceros Meat, Mushrooms, Nuts, and Moss.

""Dental plaque traps microorganisms that lived in the mouth and pathogens found in the respiratory and gastrointestinal tract, as well as bits of food stuck in the teeth – preserving the DNA for thousands of years," said Dr. Laura Weyrich, a researcher at the University of Adelaide and lead author of the study, published in the journal Nature.

"Genetic analysis of that DNA ‘locked-up' in plaque, represents a unique window into Neanderthal lifestyle — revealing new details of what they ate, what their health was like and how the environment impacted their behavior."

Dr. Weyrich and co-authors analyzed and compared dental plaque samples (42,000-50,000 years old) from four Neanderthals found at the cave sites of Spy in Belgium and El Sidrón in northern Spain…"
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Zargon Inactive Member17 Mar 2017 3:07 a.m. PST

Interesting, like to know of the two communities which was the most long lives, ie the mainly meat or the vegetarians eaters.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP17 Mar 2017 5:19 a.m. PST

And really big eggs:

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Mar 2017 10:25 a.m. PST



JMcCarroll Inactive Member17 Mar 2017 4:17 p.m. PST

Sooo … the Neanderthals caused global warming ?

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP17 Mar 2017 10:15 p.m. PST

Of course they did! And millions in funding will go to make the evidence fit that narrative, and for the shaming campaign that follows.


wminsing Inactive Member18 Mar 2017 2:11 p.m. PST

That definitely did not do as much damage as those damned dinosaurs! :)


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