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Pass the Pre-historic Tofu Please!

Posted by on 1 June 2011

You may think that vegetarianism is a recent craze, but as it turns out, scientific findings suggest that an ancient human relative preferred salad over prehistoric steak.

Clearly ahead of his time, this trend-setting vegetarian grazed the Earth between 1.2 and 2.3 million years ago. The humanoid’s powerful jaw and massive molar teeth (three times the size of ours!) were well-suited to chomp on tropical grasses and herbs.

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