Archaeologists Rediscover Cannibals

  title={Archaeologists Rediscover Cannibals},
  author={Ann Gibbons},
  pages={635 - 637}
The skepticism with which archaeologists once regarded claims of cannibalism among human ancestors is dissipating, thanks to a set of rigorous new criteria for identifying its marks on human fossils. Now some archaeologists are making a strong case that the practice may have occurred among our ancestors as early as 800,000 years ago; among our brawny cousins, the Neandertals; and more recently, among the Anasazi, the Aztec of Mexico and the people of Fiji. 
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