Re: Salt and Neandertals (Re: Sodium homeostasis... was Re: tearsH. M. Hubey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
4 Nov 1995 00:47:55 -0500
rtravsky@UWYO.EDU (Rich Travsky) writes:
>>When did humans/hominids/humanoids start to harvest salt?
>Who says they had to? You're viewing them like modern homo
They obviously did. The question was "when".
>>the caves. So, no bones!
Read carefully. In cold lands they use the cold. I already
>How do peoples in warmer climes handle long term food storage?
Salt. I was asking when.
>find it wasn't a problem after all.
It was a problem; a thing called goiter. At one time
>Do eskimos hunt in the winter? What's wrong wth hunting
Did the Neandertals live like Eskimos? Are we sure of this?
Did they have the same technology 300,000 years ago? 700,000
>Why do you insist on their having to have fires going all the
Yes. I guess now the Neandertals 700,000 years ago had