... and thereby enabled our species to outlast the Neanderthals. Using dogs for hunting almost certainly increased both the efficiency of hunting and the amount of animal meat consumed. Humans with dogs beat out Neanderthals without them. And there's another...
One of our ancestral species, Australopithecus afarensis, used stone tools to flay meat off bones, leaving small nicks with every cut. Now, newly-discovered marked bones push back the earliest estimates of human tool use by 800,000 ... Read Post
As a planet, we're producing and eating more meat than we used to. But just what does that look like in terms of our plates 40 years ago versus today? This chart shows us exactly. Read more... Read Post
We can’t argue with this contribution: Humanity’s greatest invention? That’s obvious. Dogs. Think about it. Wolves are terrifying, but no animal is more loving than a dog. Wolves compete with us in the food chain – even hunt us in t... Read Post