You wouldn’t have pumpkin pie without this

Mastodon extinction aided domestication of pumpkins, squash

We wouldn't have pumpkin pie or pumpkin spice lattes if mastodons were still around. Credit: iStockphoto
We wouldn’t have pumpkin pie or pumpkin spice lattes if mastodons were still around. Credit: iStockphoto

We may have the extinction of Pleistocene megafauna to thank for our pumpkin pie and squash for the holidays, according to an international team of anthropologists.

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