Did your ancestors eat shrew? Consult the poo
Eating a parboiled insectivore whole for the sake of science is dedication. It won scientists Brian D. Crandall and Peter W. Stahl the Ig Nobel prize for Archaeology.
'Tis the season of red leaves in the north, spring in the south and of the Ig Nobel prizes everywhere. And an intrepid member of one group of scientists ate a shrew, thereby teaching mankind a lesson in dedication to the job and winning an award for it, too.