Early humans dined on the animals we call pets: study

January 21, 2015 5:53 PM

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Early humans dined on the animals we call pets: study

Europeans have dined on dogs, foxes, badgers, and wild cats, a new study says—although admittedly it's been a while. Researchers base this on ancient small-carnivore remains discovered in a Spanish cave, the Telegraph reports.

Dating back 3,100 to 7,200 years, the remains show signs of human bite marks, cut marks, breaks, and evidence of culinary processing (like being defleshed and boiled).

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