... 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...
Scientists have discovered evidence that human ancestors were using stone tools and consuming meat from large mammals nearly a million years earlier than previously documented. Two fossilized bones with cut marks and percussion mark... Read Post
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