Re: history questions: meat, siberian land bridge, horses in the Americas

Rich Travsky (
Sat, 14 Dec 1996 00:43:23 -0700

Tuohy wrote:
> [...]
>>For those coming in late, this does not refer to poor peasantry, but
>>to some (IM-not-at-all-HO) mythical time before we learned to throw
>>rocks. I have never heard anything that would indicate that any
>>creature that could be called Human was strictly vegatarian.
>Before we learned to hunt we were.Sure this was a long time ago,and we
>all ran around naked,and this is before fire.But it happened.

"Before we learned to hunt"? How much is needed to accomplish that?
even chimps have learned to hunt.

Nor does your scenario address scavenging and finds of opportunity.
I sincerely doubt early humans would pass up a free meal.

> [...]

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