Sure, predator cats may have dined on our ancestors, but it seems we gave them ulcers (or, more correctly, passed along the bacterium that causes them) when they ate us.

Boo-yah! Take that, Simba.


  1. #1 Dave S.
    June 30, 2006

    Carl Zimmer also has a nice take on this in his blog. Glad we can at least give kitty a sour stomach. That’ll learn ’em! 🙂

  2. #2 Nooj
    June 30, 2006

    Carl Zimmer has an excellent overview of this at this blog.

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