We once ate tiny pandas, says scientist in China

Scientist Wei Guangbiao believes our paleo ancestors munched on panda meat in southwest China. He is the head of the Institute of Three Gorges Paleoanthropology in Chongqing, China, and says excavated panda fossils "showed that pandas were once slashed to death by man" and presumably eaten for food, because our ancestors didn't kill things they didn't need for some survival purpose. The pandas were "much smaller then." More in this AP item quoting the Chongqing Morning Post.

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