5,000 years ago, rodents were apparently considered food in part of Europe

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 19:41 in Paleontology & Archaeology

The European palate may not always have been so sophisticated. This week, researchers report the first evidence of ancient Europeans snacking on rodents at least 5,000 years ago. The discovery suggests that rodents like mice and voles have not always been mere pests hellbent on annoying humanity...

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