Why Humans Were Designed to Eat Game Meat

Hank Shaw

A century ago, a trip to the meat market was a far more interesting endeavor than it is today. Sure, beef, chicken, lamb and pork were there, but so too were wild ducks, pheasant, prairie chickens, venison in all its forms—even black bear, mountain goat and muskrat, sold euphemistically as “marsh hare.”

Those days are over, and, given that my current diet essentially mimics this exotic bill of fare, you might think me...