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Though previous studies found no traces of vegetables in Neanderthal bones, these researchers found fossilized grains of vegetable material in their teeth. Some of the grains appear to have been cooked.
Originally posted by idontlikepunk
If you clicked on that article and read the one about Neanderthal jewelry, that one is pretty interesting too.
João Zilhão of the University of Bristol, along with several colleagues, has uncovered Neanderthal jewelry from two caves in southern Spain dating to about 50,000 years ago. "This," says Zilhão, "is 10,000 years before modern humans arrived. There is no question that Neanderthals are their makers."