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Europeans survived on a diet of dogs and badgers 3,000 years ago

Europeans survived on a diet of domestic dogs, wild cats, foxes and even badgers until just 3,000 years ago, reveals a new study. Archaeologists found human teeth marks on remains in a cave in Spain, dating back to between 3,100 and 7,200 years ago. Evidence includes cut marks, bone breaks, signs of culinary processing and the teeth marks on 24 fossils recovered from the site, reports Quaternary International.

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This lovely collection includes:Antler tipRaccoon jawGarnet Galena (2 pieces)Quartz Large vial of Crinoidea fossils2 vertebrae Agate slice Vial with fox clawHagstone (found in my central Illinois creek)Vial with mink teethVial with raccoon toothVial of moonstone

Srečko Brodar, Archaeologist of Potok Cave.The finds from eight layers excavated from the cave included the bones of over 40 animal species, including the cave bears, wolves, alpine marmots, hares, red foxes, weasels, lynx, red deer, chamois, and in particular, teeth of a muskox, as well as 123 arrowheads, a controversial bone flute, and the world's oldest sewing needle.[7][10] @Wikipedia

Dolni Vestonice was first excavated in 1949. they found a body which had been laid in a shallow dish shaped pit, covered with two mammoth shoulder bones, one of which had been engraved . The body rested on its right side and sprinkled with red ochre It belonged to a woman who had been about 40, and had been small and slim Iin the grave were several flint flakes. Beside the body's left hand were the bones of an arctic fox, while the right hand grasped ten canine teeth from an arctic fox.