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Tortoise was on the menu for hominins 400,000 years ago

The remains of tortoises found at Qesem Cave in Israel suggest that early hominins cooked and ate them. The remains suggest that the inhabitants sometimes roasted tortoises whole over a fire and sometimes butchered them first, Dr. Barkai said, adding, “Somehow they cut them with stone knives, and most probably into

Stone Age tools and teeth found in Israeli cave

Tools and teeth which date back between 200,000 and 400,000 years ago have been found in Qesem Cave in Israel. "We know that they had a set of different knives, almost like a modern butcher, that they used in the cave in order to cut the meat and eat it. And,