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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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SpaceBlues

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.

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/scien...
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?
SpaceBlues

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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