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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2019 2:07 p.m. PST

…. Child Was Eaten By a Giant Bird

"About 115,000 years ago in what is now present-day Poland, a large bird ate a child. As Laura Geggel at LiveScience reports, it's not known whether the bird killed the Neanderthal child or happened upon its body and scavenged its remains, but two tiny finger bones found by paleontologists tell a gruesome tale, all the same….."
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rvandusen12 Jan 2019 2:58 p.m. PST

A while back a video was posted online showing a golden eagle preying on a red fox. Since Neanderthals were a bit smaller than modern humans, it seems possible that a large eagle could catch and feed on a hominid child.

Personal logo Andrew Walters Supporting Member of TMP12 Jan 2019 3:36 p.m. PST

Too late and wrong continent to be a Phorusrhacid. Too bad, those are cool.

Coelacanth193812 Jan 2019 6:02 p.m. PST

Take a gander at World War Zero link

Tgunner13 Jan 2019 5:36 a.m. PST

Take a gander at World War Zero link

Yeah.. some folks just have too much time on their hands.

Roderick Robertson Fezian13 Jan 2019 9:22 a.m. PST

Yeah, but they didn't have to worry about getting to work late because the Starbucks was simply packed and some jerk parked in their space and they left their badge in the car so they had to go back to get it and it started raining cats and dogs and the wind stole their umbrella…

mghFond13 Jan 2019 11:12 a.m. PST

Your life is hell, Roderick. :)

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Jan 2019 2:03 p.m. PST

(smile)


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Roderick Robertson Fezian14 Jan 2019 10:55 a.m. PST

I actually work at home, about 15 miles from the nearest Starbucks, and don't have a badge for work :-). But I remember Silicon Valley and the time I worked there.

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