Thursday, April 6, 2017

Eat Me!

Homo erectus skulls. From the hard drive.
Bet if you cooked me the right way there'd be a fair amount of cracklin' fat to enjoy. (Or you could eat me raw!!)
This apparently did not apply to most of your ancestors.
James Cole / Nature:
Assessing the calorific significance of episodes of human cannibalism in the Palaeolithic  —  Abstract  —  Episodes of Palaeolithic cannibalism have frequently been defined as ‘nutritional’ in nature, but with little empirical evidence to assess their dietary significance.

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