Dinner with Darwin

How did evolution change our eating habits and why do we now cook our food? Evolutionary ecologist Prof Jonathan Silvertown provides the answer to this and other digestive puzzles.

Dinner with Darwin

About Dinner with Darwin

Our primate ancestors were vegans and our closest relatives, the great apes, have a largely vegetarian diet. So why have humans moved away from living on a diet of plants alone? How did evolution change our eating habits and why do we now cook our food? Evolutionary ecologist Prof Jonathan Silvertown provides the answers to these and other digestive puzzles.

Presented by Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Ages 14+

Venue: Lecture Theatre, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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