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A viper’s tooth in ancient human poo hints at snake-eating rituals

Coiled Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

A western diamondback rattlesnake that was eaten raw and intact is the probable source of reptile bones in a sample of prehistoric human poo. Credit: Don Grall/Getty

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Nature 569, 9 (2019)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-01281-9

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