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Cannibalism Confirmed Among Ancient Mexican Group

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MEXICO CANNIBAL
José Luis Punzo, INAH

It's long been rumored that an ancient, isolated people in what's now northern Mexico ate their own kind, in the hopes that they'd be able to eat corn later.

Now an analysis of more than three dozen bones bearing evidence of boiling and defleshing confirms that the Xiximes people were in fact cannibals, archaeologists say.

Read the whole story at National Geographic