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Evidence that 1,500 years ago someone ate a venomous snake whole puzzles archeologists

Evidence that 1,500 years ago someone ate a venomous snake whole puzzles archeologists This viper fang, likely from a rattlesnake or copperhead, was preserved in a prehistoric coprolite. Photograph courtesy Elanor SondermanCulture & History1,500 years ago, someone ate a venomous snake whole. Why?Is the puzzling find evidence of an ancient ritual, or just a prehistoric dare gone wrong? 3 Minute ReadBy Analyzing coprolites-the preserved poop of people-is dirty, stinky work. But every once in a while, it reveals something truly…

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