Neanderthals weren't just bloody-jawed carnivores, oldest fossil feces shows
Until the 50,000-year droppings were found, knowledge of their diet had come from analyzing stomach contents and the fossil crud between Neanderthal skulls' teeth.
The world of scientists studying the mysteries of human evolution is a strange one. You might be grossed out by the finding of say a prehistoric toe bone in the garden, let alone a jaw fragment, but that's the sort of thing that can give them palpitations.
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