Brown hares and chickens were treated as “gods” not food when they arrived in Britain, research shows

April 10, 2020 - General

Archaeological evidence shows that the first brown hares and chickens to arrive in Britain were buried with care and intact. There is no signs of butchery on bones examined and the ongoing research suggests the two animals were not imported for people to eat.
This rabbit skeleton was found in Winklebury
[Credit: University of Exeter]

Work by experts from the Universities of Exeter, Leicester and Oxford is revealing when brown hares,…

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