Evidence of Hominin Cannibalism: Human’s Evolutionary Relatives Butchered Each Other 1.45 Million Years Ago

Neanderthal Archaic Human Eating

Researchers from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History have discovered the earliest evidence of possible cannibalism among human ancestors, dating back to 1.45 million years ago. Paleoanthropologist Briana Pobiner and her team found nine cut marks, indicative of stone tools, on a fossil shin bone belonging to a hominin species found in northern Kenya. … Read more