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Real Paleo Diet: Ancient Humans Ate Snails

There are 3 comments on the Live Science story from Aug 20, 2014, titled Real Paleo Diet: Ancient Humans Ate Snails. In it, Live Science reports that:

Archaeologists recently uncovered evidence of a fireplace and snail shells with evidence of burning in a rock shelter in Spain.

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Humble, TX

#1 Aug 20, 2014
It's silly writing...

FYI: What's known about that era is that it was one of extreme changes in climate, with ice ages coming and then receding. This was especially a problem in more northern latitudes and perhaps less so in Africa. The latest ice age only finished about 10,000 years ago, after which agriculture began to flourish.
Yenda Rinderpest

Old Lyme, CT

#2 Aug 20, 2014
A problem? Mile thick glaciers a "problem"? Acne is a problem. Not making the rent is a problem. Drunk guys who habitually pee on the fence across the street is a problem. But snails-- snails are delicious, more so if they aren't larded with parasites and vile bacteria. I think the big question is: did they ever find a snail shell with a Clovis point embedded in it?

Houston, TX

#3 Aug 21, 2014
I would not expect a Clovis point there. Those people lived much earlier than the Clovis. Check the dates for yourself.

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