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The most expensive caviar in the world is Almas, which is produced by the albino beluga in the Caspian Sea. This caviar has a golden amber hue, which makes it look like real gold.  The delicacy is mined in very few places in the world, for example, in Iran and Austria. The albino beluga is a large sturgeon fish that spawns once every 100 years, so the cost of the product can reach $ 10 000 per pound. In Europe, no more than 22 lb of golden caviar are mined per year, and the line for purchase is formed for many years to come....

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Sturgeon (Osetra).Sturgeon is one of the oldest freshwater fish on Earth.Experts believe that sturgeons were found in rivers when dinosaurs still roamed the planet. This is proved by the Cretaceous deposits in the excavations, which have preserved the fossilized remains of fish, although on the other hand it is incredible - because sturgeons do not have bones, their skeleton consists of cartilages. Sturgeon - the main representative of the family of sturgeon - differs elongated structure of the body, its head is also elongated, pointed to the mouth, jaws without teeth. At the mouth of the sturgeon there are four...

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We are what we eat!   For darn long time in the history of mankind (at least 150 000 years) we, humans had no Direct TV, Google chrome and 12.000 $ Wolf refrigerators. Some of us don't have them even today but let's not loose the topic. How, oh how did we survive?  Imagine: 20-25 people (yes, homo sapiens) crammed in a one bedroom cave, circling around a fire hole and a pile of today's catch... Wild salmon (farm raised was yet unavailable due to temporary "no Whole Foods" policy) and wild steel-head not yet endangered by industrial fishing. They ate most of the catch....

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We are told, that our ancestors survived by living a hunter-fisherman-gatherer lifestyle. They were omnivores with a diet consisting of fresh and cured game, fish, berries, fruits, vegetables, seeds, wild honey and multiple nuts and seeds.  Then about 11,500 years ago people from remote parts of the world (Middle East, Egypt, China and Mexico) all of a sudden abandoned their foraging ways and began cultivating crops and domesticating animals.  An astonishing change for species who had survived, ostensibly, through hunting and gathering for thousands of years.  Why did hey do so? How and from where did they obtain agricultural techniques?...

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