Flesh and Bone: Analyses of Neandertal fossils reveal diet was high in meat content

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Researcher Fred SmithNew scientific testing resolves the long-standing debate over whether the Neandertals were merely scavengers who snatched the leftovers of nature's predators or were themselves high-level carnivores with adept hunting skills.  Full story


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