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Ancient Chinese Fish Fry

Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:10 pm
by Minimalist
From Science Daily. ... 171544.htm
The isotopic analysis of a bone from one of the earliest modern humans in Asia, the 40,000 year old skeleton from Tianyuan Cave in the Zhoukoudian region of China (near Beijing), by an international team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, the Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing, the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and Washington University in Saint Louis has shown that this individual was a regular fish consumer.

Re: Ancient Chinese Fish Fry

Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:34 am
by kbs2244
I still want to know who and where the first guy that decided to try eating a snail was.
And how hungry was he?

Re: Ancient Chinese Fish Fry

Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 11:13 am
by Leona Conner
People in many primitive societies still eat grubs and such. If you're hungry enough to eat that you're probably hungry enough to eat just about anything, including snails. :roll:

Re: Ancient Chinese Fish Fry

Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 1:31 pm
by Minimalist
Same goes for lobster....

Who was the genius who decided...."man, that would be great with drawn butter.....if only we had drawn butter."