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The Jamestown settlers killed and ate the dogs of Native Americans

Settlers in Jamestown, one of the first English colonies in North America, likely killed and ate local dogs, new research shows.

Most of the dog bones excavated in jamestown they have cut marks on them, suggesting “they may have been eaten,” study co-author Ariane Thomas, a doctoral student in biological anthropology at the University of Iowa, told Live Science in an email. .

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