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First Australians ate giant eggs of huge flightless birds, ancient proteins confirm

26 May 2022

Scientists settle debate surrounding 'Thunder bird' species, and whether its eggs were exploited by early Australian people around 50,000 years ago.

Prehistoric faeces reveal parasites from feasting at Stonehenge

20 May 2022

Study of ancient faeces found at a settlement thought to have housed builders of the famous stone monument suggests that parasites got consumed via badly-cooked cow offal during epic winter feasts.

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