Otzi the Iceman's last meal include wild fat and meat, as well as whole wheat seeds. Researchers also found toxic fern called bracken in his stomach. Why did the ancient hunter ingest the plant?
Ancient July 15, 2018
Researchers found that Ötzi, the Iceman discovered in 1991, had indulged in a diet of high fatty meat as his last meal before he died. The Iceman died over 5,000 years ago and was found in the Alps.
Neuroscience July 12, 2018
A new study revealed the events that likely led up to the death of Ötzi the Iceman. Scientists also examined the tools that Ötzi the Iceman had on him during his death.
Ancient June 21, 2018
Mystery solved. Researchers finally concluded that Iceman Ötzi's maternal lineage is now extinct. The Ötzi iceman lived over 5,300 years ago in the Eastern Alps.
Animals January 15, 2016