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Re: Feasting on large dead animals... Re: Suchomimus Photos Posted Online



DIG wrote:

>This is one of the reasons that hunters all the way up to the middle of the
20th century killed lots and lots of animals on game expeditions: they had
to eat them that day because otherwise the meat would spoil.<

Actually, recent research at paleolithic sites in northeastern North America
suggest that humans stored meat by submerging it in glacial lakes to
preserve it.  One researcher even replicated the event by storing horsemeat
underwater through the summer and successfully cooking and eating it in the
fall. Not that I'd recommend that.....

PTN