Oldest human poop study says Neanderthals ate their veggies

June 26, 2014 5:44 PM

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Oldest human poop study says Neanderthals ate their veggies

Don't laugh, but the discovery of the oldest known human poop is offering valuable scientific insight into the life of Neanderthals who lived in Spain some 50,000 years ago.

Scientists said on Wednesday they found five samples of human fecal matter at an archeological site called El Salt, in the floor of a rock shelter where Neanderthals once lived.

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