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After 5,300 years, the last meal of an ancient Iceman has been revealed - and it was a high-fat, meaty feast

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South Tyrol Archaeology Museum \ Eurac \ M. Samadelli
Scientists are probing the stomach of Otzi, a 5,300 year old mummy who was found in the Alps between Austria and Italy in 1991.
They're finding new clues about what his diet consisted of: a well-balanced mix of meat, leaves and wheat.
Roughly half of Otzi's stomach contents were fats , a "remarkable" proportion, according to researchers. They think he probably planned it that way to better survive the harsh alpine conditions.
Some 5,300 years ago, Otzi was murdered in the Alps with a simple one-two punch move: an arrow to the chest, and...
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